A Skeptical Namaste

Eleanor Roosevelt says to do one thing every day that scares you, and since getting advice from a former first lady’s ghost terrifies the hell out of me, I guess I’m already ahead of the curve. Other scary things in my recent repertoire? Traveling to beautiful, drug cartel-filled Monterrey, Mexico, the same day 14 ColombianContinue reading “A Skeptical Namaste”

New Year’s Resolutions, or Not

A favorite tool of motivational phrase writers and the Denver Broncos alike, failure is purportedly a useful means to self improvement. “The only real failure in life is the failure to try.” “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” “Shoot for the moon. If you miss, you’ll still be among the stars.” Sounds nice, sure,Continue reading “New Year’s Resolutions, or Not”

Life After 26.2

You know that feeling when you’ve been writing a blog about running for almost a year in anticipation of your inaugural marathon and then after running that marathon can no longer think of anything interesting to write about and consider just posting photos of your brother’s goldendoodle on the internet instead? No, you don’t knowContinue reading “Life After 26.2”