The Nine Lessons I Learned in Basic Training and How They Prepared Me for Parenthood

My wife and I are grateful that we recently became parents to a wonderful little girl. She just turned two months old, which means that I feel like I haven’t slept in that same amount of time. And I feel like it has caught up to me. My friends said not to worry. “You’ll sleepContinue reading “The Nine Lessons I Learned in Basic Training and How They Prepared Me for Parenthood”

The Irony of Spin Class Music Playlists: Misogyny and Racial Epithets in a Room Full of White Women

Yes, I understand that the title of this post could be jarring…or at least attention-grabbing. Yes, I understand what I’m about to write is from my, and only my, perspective: a 35-year old white male born in America. But here it goes… If anyone reading this has read or followed my blog before, you mayContinue reading “The Irony of Spin Class Music Playlists: Misogyny and Racial Epithets in a Room Full of White Women”

A Review of Cyclebar: Ride with Lexi and You’ll Be Hooked

Following my review of SoulCycle, I was asked to review some of the other exercise studios I’ve visited in the District, and having just taken a 45-minute class at Cyclebar yesterday, August 21st, it seemed fitting to write about my experiences there. I’ve been going to Cyclebar on Delaware Ave (NoMa) since February, when I decidedContinue reading “A Review of Cyclebar: Ride with Lexi and You’ll Be Hooked”