It just came out of nowhere a couple of days ago – this sudden urge to run a race. Despite not being in racing fitness, my body and mind both decided they needed to be tested a little. Checking the… Read more ›
Just recently I came across a piece of advice that I have followed, mostly by luck and circumstances, my whole running career. The advice was related to maintaining performances as you get older. It boiled down to, if you want… Read more ›
This little guy hung around the whole time I was washing windows. I couldn't figure out if he wanted to help or sell me some insurance.
When the skies here are blue, they are really blue.
I think these squirrels are really cute. The first time I saw one I wasn't sure what it was. With the white nose and ears, plus the long tail it almost looked like a monkey sitting up in the tree.… Read more ›
If you have already read the "From 909 to 911" post below, you know they have just opened a park with some interesting single track trails near where we live. Today they held 5K, 10K, 1/2 marathon races at the… Read more ›
I was going to call this post "Dead in the Water", but I'm just a tad faster than that. I think I'm the world's slowest swimmer. I've done a few triathlons and always had trouble in the swim. I attributed… Read more ›
What is it with cyclists? That's not anyone who rides a bike, it's the riders on their fancy road bikes wearing spandex pants and brightly colored shirts. The ones who fantasize they are Lance. Before I go any further, I… Read more ›
The forecast said snow. My thoughts were, "I'll believe it when I see it."
For many years I ran trails in a state forest affectionately known as "909", which referred to the number of acres in the forest. One of my biggest worries in moving to NC was the lack of trail running in… Read more ›