About Maintenance

I've always hated the word and concept of "training." Maybe it's a particular personality quirk or maybe it's pointless semantics, but I do a lot of things that other people would consider training for their own sake. They have the side benefit of keeping me in shape, I guess, but it's hard for me to... Continue Reading →

Seattle to Anacortes

Day 0 Before I left work I stopped at the free table, where there was even more food than normal because of Thanksgiving. I grabbed a bag of grapes and some carrots and a large loaf of rosemary bread for my journey. I walked toward the shore, adjusting my backpack and trying to figure out... Continue Reading →

In Defense of Running

Walking very slowly is nice, too, and I wrote about that here. I used to think that running was for people who were trying to achieve something or trying to be better than someone else.  I used to wonder why you would put yourself through such an uncomfortable thing if you weren't competitive or athletic. ... Continue Reading →

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