2019 in Review – April

Picketpost Mountain April was mostly coasting. Mostly.  With no big races coming up soon, a lot of the month was just taking it easy, but Kris and I went out one Saturday and did something at the other end of the spectrum from “easy,” and hiked/climbed Picketpost Mountain.  It’s one of those things that is… Continue reading 2019 in Review – April

Double Run Day Fun-Day

We now interrupt your flow of angsty missed-race agonizing to talk about an entertaining thing I did last Saturday morning: two runs on opposite sides of the valley. Why? Because I felt like it, and I could!

Calming The Madness

You know what’s not good for your head? Working on a goal for several months and then not being able to achieve it. You know what’s worse? Not being able to even attempt it. I’m a patient guy. Not an “I can put up with anything indefinitely” kind of patient, but in a goal-oriented way.… Continue reading Calming The Madness

Looking Back

I don’t usually post a lot on my Facebook page, but every once in a while I write something that I think is pretty good. I don’t know a) how many people are ever going to look at this blog, and b) how many of them are going to be my Facebook friends, so I’m… Continue reading Looking Back

Categorized as Miscellany


Sorry, I just feel like I’ve been seeing this a lot lately. The word you’re looking for, my friends, is “chafe.” One “f,” not two. This is just a public service announcement because I see it spelled wrong so often. If you say “chaff,” you are (unintentionally) talking about the husks and shells of grains… Continue reading Chafe

Categorized as Miscellany