Tag Archive: baltimore

Public Health: Individual vs. Community

In “No Fries with That,” Desmond Flagg, a PhD student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health tells his story about his journey “From fatty and fried to lean and green: How… Continue reading

Date Bread from 1,001 Recipes of Arabia

It’s snowing right now in Baltimore. Once it settles, I want to go outside and play (i.e. run). Right now it’s coming down too hard, so I’ve been doing the next best thing:… Continue reading

Prayer Times

Last Sunday, we turned the clocks back an hour for daylight savings. In Baltimore, that means the sun rises at 6:30 instead of 7:30.  The earlier sunrise brings light for morning runs (hypothetically,… Continue reading

The Rainbow in the Rubble

Everyday on my bike commute to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, I see small things that I would otherwise not see: crushed cans, tiny bottles, shattered glass, empty syringes, latex… Continue reading

Marathons Don’t Get Easier

Last weekend, my five-year-old niece came with her mother from Oregon to visit me in Baltimore. While rushing to catch the MTA bus after a day at the inner harbor, my niece dropped… Continue reading

Free Beer at the Finish

For my 3rd year in a row, I partook in the Baltimore Running Festival last Saturday. Like every year, the course felt like a party all along: runners dressed up in colorful apparel… Continue reading