Hello friends, welcome here! Yayayayayay! So, you have decided to run your first half marathon (or you are *thinking* of running your first half marathon). That is super exciting! This past February, I ran my first half marathon and fell in love with the distance. I want to run another one in the near future … Continue reading Tips for Running Your 1st Half Marathon
Hello friends, welcome here! *ahem* Excuse me as I pull out my soap box… I hate monthly subscription services. There, I said it. A subscription box is a service that regularly (usually monthly) delivers a box of goods to your door. Some boxes are curated based off of your interests making them highly personalized, some … Continue reading Oh, Subscription Boxes.
Hello friend, welcome here! I am so excited you have found Running and Plants! This is a project I have wanted to work on for a while! The post grad-school life has left me in somewhat of an academic limbo, and starting this project has brought me so much joy in such a short amount … Continue reading 100 Things About Me
Hello friend, welcome here! Did you know May is National Bike Month?? If you didn't, that's ok - up until this year, I didn't either. In celebration of Bike Month, I want to share some things I have learned from a year of commuting by bike. These are mostly based of of questions I am … Continue reading 10 Things I Have Learned From a Year of Commuting by Bike
Hello dear friends, it is time we had a talk. I am frustrated (maybe you are, too). For some time, I have been seeing an increase in the amount of posts and adds trying to sell products in the name of promoting sustainability. On the surface level, that seems great. Shoes made from recycled plastic, … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Buy Sustainability.
I love being “Sustainability Person". You know, the person you turn to after you finish your Starbucks drink and ask, "Can this be recycled?" To which I will give you an elaborate response that you never asked for, but you'll listen because you can see the joy it brings me to share my knowledge with … Continue reading On Being the “Sustainability Person”
Good question, friend! To be honest, despite answering this question a bazillion times, I still sometimes find it hard to articulate. Whenever I present on the topic of sustainability, I always ask people, “What do you think of when you think sustainability?” I always get answers like “Green”, “Recycling” “Reduce, reuse, recycle”, none of which … Continue reading What is Sustainability, Anyway?