Amazing, Awful, Ordinary Life


Life is amazing. And then it’s awful. And then it’s amazing again. And in between the amazing and the awful, it’s ordinary and mundane and routine. Breathe in the amazing, hold on through the awful, and relax and exhale during the ordinary. That’s just living heartbreaking, soul-healing, amazing, awful, ordinary life. And it’s breathtakingly beautiful. […]

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Life Lately: January 2016


It’s pretty hard to believe that the first month of 2016 is almost over. To be honest, January was a complete blur to me. It involved a lot of skiing, a lot of slow running, finishing my house remodel, then renting it out and moving somewhere else, only to end up being temporarily homeless. Oh […]

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365 Days


A little more than 365 days ago, my car crossed the border into Colorado packed with my dog and everything I owned. It was the start of a new beginning for me. It’s weird how the universe works. If you had asked me even just one year prior to that moment what my big plans […]

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Hideaway 100

PC: Scott Smuin

It was mile 35 and I was 8 and a half hours into my first 100 mile race. I was walking on a smooth single-track downhill, a trail I would normally be head over heels to run, because my achilles was in too much pain to do anything but walk. The race had gone relatively […]

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