A Mountain A Day

Not a Snow Day 3. I continue to try the mountainous approach to maintaining my health. Tuesday night found us climbing Roanoke Mountain. It took me a minute to get there. Because I basically live at Starr Hill these days. So I drove right past Walnut Ave on my way in. Turned around in the … Continue reading A Mountain A Day

North Mountain Challenge

Sometimes I see events pop up on Facebook and I click that little "interested" button. And then other people, people that I like, click the "interested" button and so I click the "going" button. And so I'm committed, right? And then my chaperone reminds me that my Achilles are on the verge of completely letting … Continue reading North Mountain Challenge

Split Custody and Runageddon

In Season 9 of The Office, Oscar explains the staff's response to Stairmageddon. So when something as routine as elevator maintenance happens, and people are forced to expend cardiovascular effort, we have to compare it to the end of time. I'm gonna go ahead and claim this description for what happened at 3am this morning. … Continue reading Split Custody and Runageddon

Why Employers Should Hire Runners

Like, specifically. You should actively recruit runners. I'll explain why. Runners are really healthy, so we'll help keep your insurance costs down. We tend to eat better ... some of us. We get sick less often, so we call out less often. Now, there are breeds of runners (trail runners, ultra runners, OCR runners) that … Continue reading Why Employers Should Hire Runners

Shining Through Imposter Syndrome

Have you heard of this? It's been around a while, but I've only recently begun to understand how it applies to me. If you're not familiar, basically the Imposter Syndrome is a fear of being discovered as not being smart enough or good enough or ... enough. Being a fraud. It's an inability to internalize … Continue reading Shining Through Imposter Syndrome