Abdomen, chest, exhale. Abdomen, chest, exhale. One, two, three. One, two, three. Again. And again. And again. In the beginning it happens too fast but the initial discomfort fades after a while. You work through it. Soon you’re less anxious: don’t even notice the breath. That’s about the time I met the […]
I don’t have any tools. No tool shed to escape to, no workbench to sit at and fidget away an afternoon, no leather belt with hammers and screwdrivers dangling from the sides to wear to the hardware store. No nails, screws, nuts or bolts. No buckets or shovels and picks or axes. Not even […]
“Take me out to the ball game,” I love the 7th inning stretch. Always have, beginning way back in the upper decks of Shea Stadium and continuing today (just a few rows closer:) at Chavez Ravine. “Take me out with the crowd,” How cool is it that everyone stands, links arms and sings along: […]
One-by-one. Not too often, but the pace is accelerating. Friends are falling by the wayside. And with each passing my parent’s extended circle gets a little smaller. Conversations and updates on the so-and-so’s get a bit shorter. Shared experiences fade. We walk a fine line between the present and a memory.
To me […]
I have a coach that helps me navigate the training regime for all of these crazy endurance events I find myself drawn to. Once I commit we sit down and he tries to talk some sense into me. He starts by telling me I am not crazy and that anything is possible as long […]
Who I am in 140 characters…runner, traveler, a writer of sorts; starter, creator, a founder of shorts; husband, father, a brother and son; all jumbled together emerging as one.
Things in the not to distant past
Lots of stuff30 years about me adele apples bungy chaos theory chopping wood comrades cross country crossfit current earthquakes elements family fatherhood founders yoga french open high sierras hiking kaiteriteri half LA Marathon laundry living living in la marathon mentors mile Newtons NYC Marathon Outside looking in paris partners racing random risk running Salt Lake City the wall thrusters Travels vacation vince weasels Wellington Marathon work