This picture is one of my most favorite places on earth. It is a place close to home where I have spent many hours mediating, sweating, and praying. This is my home base. With so many things going on this time of year, I have to take time to go here to clear my […]Read More Remembering to forget.
Why can’t I just have more time? I ask myself this question a little too often. And it seems like I still can’t find time, even when I make the effort. I wake up earlier. I go to bed a little later. I make my to do lists…and yet, I run out of time. Most […]Read More Time.
It was a Monday. Mondays are always a mixed bag of feelings. I got the kids ready for school and out the door. I came home and did a couple of things for work and then let some dust settle. I wanted to run. I had nothing pressing. So, without delay, I changed into running […]Read More Zoning out.
I live in Ohio. Still, this time of year tends to be bittersweet to me. I love the Fall…but I know what’s coming. So, it tends to be a love-hate thing for me. I was born in the Fall. I absolutely love the colors in the Fall. I love when the air turns crisp, when […]Read More This Time of Year.
Ever done something “blind”? What does that mean, you ask…..Going into something without all of the details. Deciding to jump in without knowing where you’ll wind up. Or something like that…. That’s how I’ve felt lately. I made a few decisions in the past couple of months that took me out of my comfort zone. […]Read More Temporarily Blind.
How many times have you had to answer awkward questions? Too many to count? I’ve stopped telling most people what I’m training for anymore. I’ve stopped talking about running and racing unless I’m around my running friends. Why? Because, I just can’t. I can’t answer questions anymore. I’ve always been a “yes” man, my whole […]Read More How do you talk to your non-running friends?
I know I’ve written about my 9 year old before, but I have to boast a little for her again. You see, she is such a driven kid. Nothing stands in her way. Once she sets her sights on something, that’s it. It’s just a matter of time before she achieves her goal, and then […]Read More My Multisport Girl.