authentic reflections of a life desired to live well


The Finish Line

I did it.  This is me literally 1/4 of a mile from the finish line.  I’m high-fiving Micki.  Grace took this pic on Mick’s iPhone.  It’s pretty awesome.  So, Saturday I ran 13.1 miles.  I did it.  How do we celebrate? First, I want to thank Micki for being so supportive of me being gone so much running.  She never, and I mean NEVER, made me feel guilty, said anything...

Where the Race is Won

One of my friends Nathan wrote this to me Monday.  Nate was my first running partner.  The one who really helped me believe I could do this.  I remember we were running last summer and I went 6 miles.  I ran for over one hour.  It was a great day and great moment.  With Nathan, I just feel at ease.  Great conversation.  Good time together.  Nate has a jedi-mind trick type of effect on me...

Cabin Weekend

[youtube id=”YZKqS6KR__Y”] This video is from our annual trip to Coleman, MI.  Seven of us from college have been heading up to a cabin with no running water, elecricity, or heat for about 15 years.  Two years ago, Sam did a magic trick where he actually puts a nail in his nose.  It’s pretty aweseome.  He made a YouTube vid here:  ; Since then, Sam has...

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