(Wasted) Food for Thought

This weekend I cleaned out my refrigerator. It wasn’t a pretty sight. I’ll spare you the details (and the images) but let’s just say a lot of stuff went directly into the compost bin. So while it was no longer fit for consumption (or possibly so) at least it isn’t going into the landfill. Yet …

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Zero Waste: Adding 3 More “Rs” to Running

Some of my faithful readers know that I have a strong interest in sustainable practices. For those of you who didn't - well, I have this strong interest in sustainable practices. That means, basically, that I support and encourage the three "Rs" of managing waste. I'm also firmly in favor of renewable energy sources and …

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In-Between Marathon Musings: Eating, Singing Bears, and Talking Trash

While picking up my Martian Marathon race packet at the expo, I got to talking with a woman whose husband is going to attempt his first ultramarathon. That's macho enough in my book, but not for him; he's going right to a 50-miler, and a tough one at that (the September North Face Challenge, as …

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