And thank you! Thank YOU! The person reading this right now. I just want to let you know I really appreciate you stopping by to check out my blog. I’m … Continue reading Sayonara, 2016
Yesterday was absolutely perfect, weather-wise, and with the repeat warnings of this horrible arctic blast sweeping through NJ, I really wanted to get outside and enjoy it. By the time … Continue reading Departed for a two mile out and back on foot, returned in a minivan
I’m a little sad. Tomorrow morning the 2016 Hunter S. Thompson Fear and Loathing 50 miler will kick off at 7 a.m. PST, and I will not be there. It’s … Continue reading Some may never live, but the crazy never die
They say the third time’s a charm, right? My third time running Headwaters 50k was definitely the most fun. I would even say it was the best race of my life … Continue reading Headwaters Trail Runs 50k Review!!!
My first time at Moore Mountain Trail Run turned out to be an ultra half-marathon because, remaining true to character, I drifted a bit off course. Just a bit. We … Continue reading Moore Mountain trail half marathon review
Because they can issue citations. Don’t worry! I worked my way out of this pickle with nothing more than a firm talking-to and a ripped dress.
The moment I turned 33, all hell broke loose. But I’m starting to realize that demons are much better loose than restrained- or maybe I’m just getting to old to hold … Continue reading My Patrick Ewing birthday road trip trail running adventures Part 1- The drama
I almost missed my flight home last week, and I totally feel like a celebrity superhero mega-champ about it.
The real kicker is, this genius was waiting in the airport for an hour before boarding time…
at the wrong gate.
Basically, I made a huge mistake I’ll never make again. But hey, it’s a pretty funny story.
Happy Spring, Everybody!! Today is rainy and grey, but I’m totally gettin springy with it after an awesome run yesterday, followed by an annual clean-up party at my friend’s farm. … Continue reading Magical mysteries of group running: Big Springs Badger Run reviewed
Working for yourself is scary and challenging. This past week, I’ve interviewed a couple of young, creative entrepreneurs who are either in the process of, or already have taken the plunge into self employment.
Speaking with these guys, I was inspired, impressed, and most of all, struck by how similar entrepreneurship is to ultrarunning.
Passion to devote hours of time to something just because you love it. Strength to crush fear and self doubt, if only for a moment. A competitive spirit.
These thoughts have been resonating with me, not only because of the interviews, but because I, myself, have recently taken the daring leap.
That’s right! Starting this week, I’m officially (returning) to freelancing as my primary source of income.
Exciting! And terrifying.