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I’m blaming it on nature.

I’m blaming it on nature.

Nature versus nurture is a common debate when determining whether a person’s traits are due to genes or environment. I’m a fan of moderation (and don’t really know anything about psychology or anything remotely science-related), so I’m going to go out on a limb and say it’s a little of both. For example, my love … Continue reading

When was the last time you did something stupid?

When was the last time you did something stupid?

I’m not talking forget-to-restart-your-watch-after-standing-at-a-traffic-light stupid or spit-into-the-wind stupid; I’m talking really stupid. I can tell you the exact date I did something really dumb. Sunday, November 20, 2011: the day I ran my second marathon, the Philadelphia Marathon. It wasn’t running it that was stupid, it was how I ran it. It was how I … Continue reading