Puffin Picks 9.7

A pier over the ocean

My August was filled with weekend races and mini-road trips. This relatively busy month lead to me being reminded of products I like but often don’t think of, and that my fairly high-functioning productivity system can be thrown out of […]

Puffin Picks 8.24

Puffin Picks

I’m in the midst of a super race-heavy August, so I’m not venturing too far afield into new things (I stick with what I know when a marathon day is close at hand). This can make finding things making me […]

Puffin Picks 7.27

Puffin Picks 0727

Based on weather reports, it sounds like everyone else is suffering from insane summer temps, but here in the Bay Area, it has been beautiful! Don’t worry, our roles will be reversed at the end of September and early October […]

Puffin Picks: Fitness Conference Edition 2018

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Last month, I attended Fitness BlogFest and IDEA World, a fitness and fitness blogging conference in San Diego. BlogFest and IDEA World is four days of networking, working out, and hanging out with like-minded fitness folk. And then there is […]

Puffin Picks 6.29

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Another mixed bag of stuff making me happy this week, and as usual, I’m wrapping it up with a TV recommendation. It’s becoming clear to me how much TV I watch. Every two weeks, I have a new series to […]

Puffin Picks 6.15

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As my ultra training is slowly kicking into gear, my runs are getting longer. I’m more often running longer trail runs, which can mean a bit of a drive. While I love going out and getting dusty and sweaty on […]

Puffin Picks 6.1

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Can someone please explain to me how it’s already June!? I blinked and I think I missed a few months. Note: Some of these links are Amazon affiliate links where I may be compensated if you purchase items or click on […]

Puffin Picks 5.18

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Puffin Picks are by design a little selfish. They are supposed to be the things making me happy, but this week my picks (or at least one of them) is more selfish than usual. Read prior Puffin Picks posts. Note: Some of these […]

Puffin Picks 5.4

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This is ostensibly a running blog, and the original idea of this feature was to have picks that are in some way running related. But that has presented a challenge in April. April and May are my running off-season. I […]

Puffin Picks 4.20

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I’ve found myself revisiting old favorites lately. Rewatching movies I know I like (It’s been awhile What We Do In The Shadows!), watching TV shows I know I like. Rereading books. While that means I’ve been indulging in many things […]