Truth, or Trail Lore?

As a trail and ultra runner I've had my share of unusual experiences, and heard a bunch more, because we love to share our stories. And I suspect that we fall prey to Fisherman Syndrome - the temptation to stretch the story a little each time. The hills keep getting a little higher, the creeks …

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Telling My Stories

I began this blog in 2011, which means this is my TENTH YEAR posting about my adventures in this spot. Wow. Really hard to believe. It really doesn’t seem all that long ago that I was writing my first posts and hoping someone other than my family would read them. And they have! It amazes …

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There Has to Be a Lesson In Here Somewhere

It’s August, and already Active.com has come out with an article named “20 Reasons We’re Sick of Summer Running.” I call BS. No way I’m ready to give up summer yet. And it will be over before we know it, anyway. What's the rush? We just got back from up north, where I got in several …

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