Four

You always remember the day they’re born. I sat at the hospital all day, hooked up to an IV pumping drugs and saline into my body, all in an effort to coa...

Polar Roll 2016

I know there’s that saying about how you never regret a run, and I can get behind that statement. Does the same apply to bike races? I’m still trying to d...

Badass/Dumbass

There were many years when I ran marathons not because I was properly trained but because I’d paid the registration fee. That probably wasn’t the sm...

New favorite

We made a whirlwind trip to the cities for a baby shower last weekend. Babies were showered and dogs were groomed at outrageous big city prices. Fun was had by ...

Sticky

It was the summer before my junior year of high school. I’d just gotten back from a two week-long bike tour in Minnesota and was feeling pretty good about...

Trail therapy

You can’t really appreciate the beauty and quality of trails we have up here in my neck of the woods until you get out on them yourself. And while that mi...

Respite

My first and last run of the year was on January 1. When I went running that day, I didn’t plan on taking an extended hiatus from running, but I wasn̵...

Here we are

I’ve spent the last 2.5 days at home. Sick. Most of the time has been spent in some configuration under about three blankets and just as many layers of cl...