New Trails

I’m a big believer in routine. Resolutions and grand pronouncements are great on January 1st, but it’s the humble grind of habits and routine that get us there. For me, routine can be a crutch through hard times. My running habit has been a welcome distraction from many a stressful morning, week, or year. That […]

A Bad Run

Yesterday was rough. I expected it to be and I wasn’t disappointed. Along with about thirty other lucky people I previewed the second and third stages of Sehgahunda. Throughout the training we’ve been told that “If you’re gonna blow up, better to do it on the previews!” Well, check that box. Somehow I was in […]

Good lines, or lines that make me think…

Sometimes lines or passages from books happen to hit us just right, at the right time or the right frame of mind. They seem to make¬†extra¬†sense. They might hint at a connection we made that we didn’t even know was there. This passage from “Sputnik Sweetheart” by Haruki Murakami sums up what I love about […]