Do you ever do any long distance running? By this I mean anything over 10k. Something that's going to require you to really commit, both in time and energy. I had an insightful realization earlier today as I prepared to do my 8-mile run. Let me share this progression with you and see what you... Continue Reading →
I remember wanting to "camp out" all the time when I was a kid. The idea of sleeping someplace other than my bed was so appealing for some reason. Right now, I'm having a hard time remembering why. I mean, I love my bed! Why would I want to sleep on the floor??? My kids... Continue Reading →
Every once-in-awhile my mother- and father-in-law will take our kids for a few days. Today, we dropped them off for the next three days. Three days. No kids. Yipee! Oh wait. We still have to go to work. And the grocery store. Those meetings after work. On, and on, and on. Most of the time,... Continue Reading →
I've been flirting with the barrier for the past few weeks, but couldn't make it over the hump. Well, that all ended tonight! Mile 3 was completed in 7:04!!! Feeling good about that. Okay, okay, I've basically been strutting around the house since I got back. But can't a guy bask in the glory of... Continue Reading →
I had three of the most beautiful women in the world show up at work today. Three beautiful, blonde sweethearts. You just can't even imagine! I got kisses and hugs from all three. Am I the luckiest guy ever? Probably. Of course, I'm talking about my wife and daughters. And my son, he was with... Continue Reading →
I think I've shared before about how my kids like to exercise with me. And by exercise, I mean dance around and make pretend that they're actually doing something even close to resembling stretching. Like, for instance, how I was stretching my legs and my daughter ends up in the splits. Yeah, daddy can't do... Continue Reading →
I'm back in training again for the miniMarathon. This year, I'm keeping track of my training on the blog here. To keep these posts separate, I decided I needed a cool graphic. Hence, the flaming horse! But, I can't just keep calling it "the flaming horse". It needs a name! Why, you ask? Well, because... Continue Reading →
"What kind of cookie do you want for Christmas, Santa?" he asked. Before Santa could answer, my son had already answered for him.