Yesterday was my 35th birthday. I have to say, it was the best one yet. Maybe it was because I had so many other things to celebrate this time — … Continue reading happy to be alive
Focused and fierce after three weeks off the sauce
I know I’m not the only one who goes through periods where running feels like a chore. It’s almost May, and I’m wondering where the passion I finished my 2017 … Continue reading How to keep runnin’ when you’ve lost that lovin’ feelin’
Happy Good Friday and almost Easter. I’m just coming off a little break from blogging. Call it winter hibernation. Actually, I did intend to write sooner. Initially about my goals … Continue reading Turn and face the strange
First of all, if you haven’t already, please head on over to www.trailsisters.net and check out my guest post on Why Running is Better With a Dog. Trail Sisters is an awesome … Continue reading Every dog owner should read this
This may be a little off-topic for a running blog, but I think it’s important enough to write about. But first, I want to start by celebrating some GREAT NEWS! … Continue reading Why I asked Obama to Pardon Snowden
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.
I was really inspired by this video. Like everyone else, I read Eat, Pray, Love. I read it in Costa Rica right after I had resigned from my secure-ish ivy … Continue reading Nothing is so much to be feared as fear