Ridiculously Delightful LA: Exploring the Corralitas Red Car Property in Silver Lake

Los Angeles is, sadly, not a city known for its public transportation. Despite being the second largest metropolitan area in the U.S., we have a subway system that barely covers the entire mass (it’s only been a year since the Blue Line extension to Santa Monica opened), is only open until 2 a.m. on weekends, […]

Ridiculously Delightful LA: 9 Coffee Shops Worth Pretending to Write In

Hi, my name is Lorelai Gilmore, and I am addicted to coffeecoffeecoffee. OK, maybe I’m not actually Lorelai, but I’m probably as close as you’ll find to her in real life, save for that having a kid at 16 part. I talk too fast, too much, ask too many questions (seriously, what did happen to all the […]

Ridiculously Delightful LA: Snow Monster of Koreatown

I am a sucker for neon. Neon lights, neon colors, neon Sharpies. If the entire world was fluorescent, I would not be upset, which I understand is confusing from a former emo kid, but we all fake grow up sometime (I haven’t, but apparently it’s a thing some people do). Everything is just better screaming […]

Ridiculously Delightful L.A.: Edible Unicorns


I love all things unicorn. I don’t believe this is a trend. If you try hard enough and your brain laser-focused on way too many Rainbow Brite episodes, My Little Pony movies, and Lisa Frank binders as a wee child of the ’80s, than you too know that unicorns are part of a lifestyle. Because, let’s be real, […]

This Election Has Made Me More Determined Than Ever to Literally Move Forward, And Here’s Why

When I first joined Team in Training in 2013, it was for a few reasons. I wanted to get my body back into some semblance of fighting shape after cancer tried to destroy it. I wanted to give back to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, for supporting me and other patients like myself. I wanted […]