Reponsible, Productive, Contributing Citizens

In my hometown, theres a deep, high banked creek that runs through my old neighborhood. Over a shaded swimming hole, a great twisting vine hung too closesly to the bank to not be tempted. We'd gather all the speed we could muster, launch at it to swing out over the creek and back to the... Continue Reading →


Dr. Mihály Csikszentmihályi describes flow as being “completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego falls away. Time flies. Every action, movement, and thought follows inevitably from the previous one…Your whole being is involved, and you’re using your skills to the utmost”.

Aptos Half-Marathon Loop – transformative pain – no water, no food, but I found a citrus grove at the top of the big hill!

Supplemental Cannabis

The best workouts are the ones that start with a burst of natural energy and leave you feeling exhausted (in a good way) and relaxed afterwards. But in reality, it can be hard to muster up these feelings day after day. I use all-natural Cannabis to help give me a boost before and during my... Continue Reading →

Blue, Hazy kind of morning

Osteoarthritis pain and Sour Diesel motivation…

Running On Reefer in Valencia Valley

I had a wonderful run down the west side of Valencia Valley, this morning! My feet feel like they’re gaining a little strength and my hips are showing a bit faster turnover!

This morning I enjoyed my first run since my Badwater DNF. My knee continues to heal. Not sure exactly what caused the massive swelling, but it’s back to normal size, if only a little weak. I ran on level pavement in Chandler, AZ. I was happy to push for speed on the smooth road and came close to hitting 10 minute pace. Well, closer than usual…

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