The Black Suitcase With The Blue Stripe

It was a cloudy Monday. Roughly, 2:00 in the afternoon. I came home from work and one of my boys, Tommy, was beginning to pack for his 4 month adventure with the Disney program in Florida. (insert jealous parents here) “Dad, do you know where my black suitcase with the blue stripe is?” I had …

One Runner, And Two Sets Of Joneses

Long before we ever tried keeping up with the Kardashians, we were keeping up with The Joneses. You know the Joneses? The people you compare yourself too. The ones with the nicer car? The better job? The yard that’s mowed into those cool diamond shapes? Yeah, those Joneses. We spend way too much time living …

That Dreaded F Word

Recently, I’ve spoken to several people about a rather famous ‘F word’ that has infused our culture. It’s a word that has caused Preachers to preach, social media to blow up, and prescription companies to make billions! FEAR! I hate that four letter word! Fear keeps you from taking another step. Fear robs your joy. …

Going Rogue: Rogue River Park Review

How often do YOU run the same route? I feel like I always do. Now, that said, there are some benefits. I know the exact place where each mile lands. (Fire hydrants, tall grasses, telephone poles) I basically know how long the route is going to take for me to complete it. When you run …

Lord, have Mercy.. Health Seaway Run

Race day. I love those two words. But, for years, those two words brought me a lot of fear and nerves. You know, it’s the culmination of months of training for a half marathon, into one morning of 13.1 miles. What if I hit an early wall? What if my nutrition is off? What if? …