I met Susie about four years ago when I began working in Southern Colorado has a youth minister while taking masters courses. Immediately, Susie became a major part of my families life. We shared in meals (especially Chinese food), baseball games, and the joy of running. I have always appreciated Susie’s kindness, compassion, and encouragement! … Continue reading An Interview with Susie Griner
I will be honest, the past couple weeks I have spent far more time in our newly remodeled kitchen than in my running shoes. While I ought to be only a little ashamed, Im really not. Our new kitchen is gorgeous and I absolutely love roasting meats and veggies, and crafting new recipes. While I … Continue reading Pre-Run Pumpkin Spice Pancakes | Recipe
As I runner, I approach many things in life differently than what other people might. For example, bedtime attire might be tomorrow morning's running clothes. Or, having eight out of ten toenails ain't too bad. Yes, I have had those thoughts, and many others. Last week, I was hit with another one of those moments … Continue reading Faith Is Like Running
Symptoms of fatigue vary greatly and happen differently in different people. Here is a list of symptoms and a toolkit to address fatigue.
I haven't blogged in a few weeks. In part it is due to a busy life: work and family demands as well as getting our house tuned up for winter. While those things are worthy and some enjoyable, I still miss writing - there is so much to write about. The past few weeks, have … Continue reading A Near Brush with Death
This week those of us in the USA celebrated Labor Day - a day devoted to those who work hard to make industry and prosperity possible. As I look at the little tag inside my running shoes, I see a "Made in China" tag. I do not know the person who made my shoe, they … Continue reading Labor Day | Run Log 2018-9-2
In times past, runners were primarily used to carry messages from one place to another - usually for royalty. These people were usually entrusted with important papers, letters, or information that needed to arrive quickly. One such example lies in the the soldier Pheidippides, around 490 BCE. The runner carried a valuable message from Marathon, Greece … Continue reading My Three Essentials for Running