The Ego and the Intellect

By on February 5, 2015

“Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called ‘Ego’.”
~Friedrich Nietzsche
One foot in front of the other. Repeat until the end. Running seems so simple but it rarely…

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I’m on Top of the World – Mt. Whitney Summit (May 2014)

By on January 30, 2015

I’ve had the highest mountains
I’ve had the deepest rivers
You can have it all but life keeps movin’
“I’m on Top of the World”, Imagine Dragons
For some reason, epic trip reports…

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Chasing the Dawn

By on January 23, 2015

“Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake”
~Henry David Thoreau

There is something special about waking up in the wee hours of the morning, layering up starting with…


Salomon Snowcross Shoe Review

By on January 20, 2015

If you didn’t already know, I live where it’s cold and it snows in the winter. I am also a runner who (stupidly) signs up for spring races, which…

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Ups and Downs

By on January 14, 2015

Whew! What a weekend! Over the three days of the weekend (I took Monday mostly off work), I managed to accumulate 37.5 miles and 11,165 vertical feet over 9 hours…