Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

Category: Motivation


DIY or Buy: My Shopping Evolution, De-volution and Revolution


I used to be hella into DIY. And admittedly, not super-high quality DIY. Really easy stuff like taking XXXL band tshirts and making them ultra-tiny. Spray painting logos onto backpacks. Knitting. I had not one, but two zines. And then, in the past few years, …



Outdoor Edit // Why Writers Run


I’m a cyclist with a running problem. When I’m faced with a busy schedule, a need to get outside but not a lot of time to do it, or I’m on the road sans bike, my immediate thought is to get out for a …



On the Other Side of the Interview: Faces of Cross, with Me!


Huge thanks to Maghalie Rochette, one of my favorite racers and generally rad woman. She’s started this cool site, Faces of Cross, where she’s interviewing non-racing staples of the scene, like mechanic Daimo Shanks (you know him, he ran the Louisville Derby City Cup …




What To Do When You’re Stuck


I sat for a solid five minutes staring at my keyboard. There is nothing left to write about. I’m boring, I haven’t done anything exciting lately, I have nothing to offer. Then, I started typing, the first thing that came into my head. I …




Back to School // Falls Goals and Resolutions


I wrote about this a bit last week in my Where in the World post about Virginia Beach, but being there really made me think. Every year since I was a baby, we’ve gone to VA Beach for a week of family vacation at …




Making New Friends… as a Grown Up


First, an admission. People scare me. Seriously. I grew up painfully shy, and I’m still ultra-intimidated by the idea of making new friends or talking to new people. But… it’s part of my job, and with the travel that goes along with my lifestyle …