I hate failing. And apparently I'm in good company, because it ranks number 15 on this list of most common fears/phobias. So many of us hate failing, but it's going to happen. It will happen to you, and it has happened to me. Many times. That means we have to learn to deal with it.... Continue Reading →
We keep getting snow here. When will it stop???? It is really pretty to look at, and is sometimes nice to run amongst, but I'm over it now. I find myself longing for the days of warm sun, green grass and beautiful tulips. Do you ever feel that way, too? Makes me wish I lived... Continue Reading →
Do you have a friend that's always going these ridiculous challenges? My friend, Chris, did a kettlebell challenge this past summer. He swung that kettlebell something like 10,000 times on one month. You know what his hands looked like after a few days of that? Tenderized meat. Ewww. I have another friend, Eric, who is... Continue Reading →
Another breezy cold day here. Perfect timing for a longer run! Not many people were out in the neighborhood this afternoon, so I snuck out for a 4-miler. That means doing a few figure-8's up and down the hills of my subdivision. What's great about running here, is that it's all hills. But not long... 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 →
As my wife and I continue to figure out this dance of dueling workouts, I try to fit in my runs when I can. Tonight, it was after work again, but by that time the snow was starting to fall. It's beautiful to run in the falling snow. Until the flakes start hitting me in... Continue Reading →
Keeping a journal is essential for any person interested in becoming self-aware — an essential component of success.
We have had so many opportunities to teach our kids since deciding to be intentional about our role as parents. More than just “please” and “thank you”, we’ve been teaching them about how to be good people.