it’s going to hurt anyway

…so why not push yourself a little bit harder? Let me explain. I was recently lucky enough to participate in a Ragnar event in Hill Country, Texas. I am still unsure if this is the name of the area or a term for the terrain, but either way, a beautiful place to do some trail […]

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I have always wanted to see the world.   I’ve always believed the best way to experience a place is to immerse yourself in it. The best way to understand people (and your own self among others) is to step into their shoes.   There is so much beauty, so much culture so much life […]

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running in the rain

How do you react when the forecast, prior to your run, predicts rain…? I smile, and wait for the sky to break open.   Nothing feels so pure as the challenge weather often poses us. Running in the rain is best when you are emotional, when you want to feel something and you want it […]

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experiencing Alki

We used paper Starbucks cups to build castles in the sand.   As children my siblings and I were so proud of these already collapsing towers, knowing they’d be lapped up by the approaching tide hours after their creation. They were beautiful despite their transitory existence- maybe because of it. We delighted in the ability […]

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