On life's ups and downs
This time of year always reminds me of the big endurance races here in Colorado, the Pikes Peak Marathon and the Leadville 100 Mile “Race Across the Sky”. Although it has been a long time since I have run the race I know the trials and tribulations of attempting to run 100 miles at an … Continue reading Endurance
So I have been seeing this post about how wonderful it would be to travel by train across the country for only $213... and I feel I should weigh in with my own experience with said method of travel. Before I start however, I must admit that there is something to be said for an … Continue reading Train Travel
Day three of radiation therapy. Can't see any improvement yet, but she needed less pain medication yesterday so that is a good sign. Three down and seven to go. The beauty of autumn is quickly passing as the wind and the hail are taking their toll on the brittle golden leaves. The mountains will be … Continue reading The Road Ahead
Wow... hard to believe, it seems like summer was just getting started and I was looking forward to reporting on the summer running activities. The better part of summer is now behind us and I am looking forward to autumn events.There is that moment every summer when there is a sudden twinge of cool in … Continue reading Time Flies
Summer Rolling Along.
Summer is rolling along and the longest day of the year is already behind us. I don't know why, but both the summer and winter solstice dates have a profound effect on me. Just knowing that the days are getting shorter, however imperceptible, adds a bit of melancholy to my spirit. But there is still … Continue reading Summer Solstice