Brit Artist of the Week – Discopolis

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While listening to BBC Radio Scotland for my daily dose of Scottish immersion, I heard a cool song that I think you’ll enjoy by Discopolis.  They are an “electro-indie” band that hails from Edinburgh.  Their latest song, “Zenithopia” was released earlier this month. What the heck does “zenithobia” mean?  I couldn’t find a definition, but […]

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Do they really make tartan sheep in Scotland?

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To find out, check out my stint as a guest blogger over at Celtic Hearts.  Here’s a brief glimpse at the kind of sheep you can find in Ireland and Scotland.  Check out my post to see more…  You won’t be disappointed. Photo Credit:  P. Stubbs […]

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Fearless Friday featuring Olympian Carrie Tollefson

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(Photo by Anthony Quintano)A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of interviewing 2004 Olympian (and Villanova Alum) Carrie Tollefson.  Unfortunately Carrie started Villanova the fall following my last semester, so we were never teammates.  And that stinks because she’s the kind of athlete you want on your team – super fun, super enthusiastic, super […]

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Words to Inspire

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I have a motto about blogging, if you don’t have something interesting to say – Don’t.  So I haven’t.  But today I was in need of a little bit of inspiration or maybe motivation and happened upon these quotes I hope you’ll enjoy.  They are relatable to the inner competitor (and author) in all of […]

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Fearless Friday–On Running Like a Girl

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I know you’ve seen them.  Those sassy shirts that say something like, “Some Girls Chase Boys.  I Pass ‘Em.”  While I was training and competing, one of the coolest feelings was knowing I could run faster than a heck of a lot of guys.  In fact, post-collegiately, I did some workouts with the Men’s Track […]

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