I spent most of the week at the Oregon coast for Spring Break. You know, after losing a kid in the forest and dropping another one in the river. That photo up there? It’s the view from our house this week. Yes. This is one of the reasons living in Oregon, despite the rain, is worth it, man. Miles and miles of this.
We didn’t spend the whole week together. Greg and his … Continue Reading “On Leadership in Parenting”
I bought a trial membership at the gym this week which was harder than you might think and not just because it’s a gym and also, Oh Sweet Baby Jesus Smiling Sweetly in His Manger, a GYM.
No. It was harder than you might think because I forgot how to get there.
I’ve been to the gym before, folks, but it’s been so long I couldn’t remember how to find it. … Continue Reading “On Finding the Gym and a New Comfort Zone”
(This is after the Medical Teams International Big Run
with my sis-in-law, Kim, who feels this pic makes her look schlumpy
but really she’s just schlumping ’cause I’m so short.
I ran a 5K last weekend.
It was a miracle.
Four show-offy senior citizens passed me, speed walking, on the course. I didn’t care, though. Pfft; not me. I ran a 5K, folks, just four weeks after starting the Couch-to-5K program again. … Continue Reading “How to Exercise at High Altitude: a word problem”
I really wanted to title this post “Butt Weight, there’s more!” Because it’s about running and why I run and my weight, and, you know, butt weight, there’s more. But then I thought that title might be mean to me, and I’m trying to knock that crap off. So, well, this is the conversation I had with myself abou tit:
But it’s funny!
But it’s mean.
Butt it’s funny!
Yeah. I totally … Continue Reading “Couch-to-5K or 5K-to-Couch? Decisions, decisions.”