June Favorites

I've seen that this is a thing people on the internet do, so here are some of my favorites from the month of June.

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Living for the Likes

This past weekend, I attended a larger-scale concert. I was visiting friends in an urban area, and a friend of a friend happened upon some free tickets to a band that I did not hate, but wouldn't have shelled out $35 to go see (I'm not intentionally being cagey about the details, but the band and city are irrelevant, let's not focus on that). The crowd was a mixed bag of suburban yuppies in the city for a night on the town, their young children, wealthy hippies past their prime surreptitiously smoking pot, their young children, twentysomething hipsters that hadn't realized they've already sold out, and me.

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How to Trick Yourself into Waking Up Early on Weekends to Go on a Run

I'm not a morning person. I own it completely. And I love sleeping in on the weekends, that's the whole reason for Sundays. However, in the summertime, when days reach the high 90s, it becomes impossible to run at 3pm on a Sunday (or if I do, I curse myself the whole time for not running before the hottest time of the day). So, I've learned some handy tricks and sneaky ways to make it easier for a late-sleeper to rise early to crush those miles before the heat becomes unbearable.

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