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The Barkley Fall Classic: Another Metaphor For Life

   ** disclaimer, this blog has NOT been proofed, edited, spell checked, grammer checked or checked in any way, it is just my thoughts before they disappear into the abyss of my noise filled mind **** If you like this blog, you might enjoy my book:   Quiet the Noise: A Trail Runners Path To […]

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A FormWell Success Story (ongoing)!

9/12/14 I have been the laziest blogger in the universe and I am about to get even lazier.  Instead of a cool write up of one of my crazy races, or a article on sugar addiction, or a great YouTube of fighting cats, etc. I am going to share a link to a blog written […]

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When I am closest to Death…..

  If you like this Blog, you might like my book: Quiet The Noise On Amazon.com ****** Note to readers, this is a write up of the 2nd longest race I have ever done, so……this might be the 2nd longest blog ever.  You have been warned, reading this without multiple aid stations, a crew, proper […]

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Epic

If you like this blog, you might enjoy my book: Quiet The Noise The word “epic” might be the most overused adjective in the world of endurance sports.  Seems like if someone completes a 5k and there was a hill with some pebbles on it that is sufficient to use the term “epic”!  Back in the […]

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How Are You?

   If you enjoy this Blog, you might like my recently published book: Quiet The Noise: A Trail Runner’s Path To Hearing God One of my more consistent, and possibly more annoying habits is when people ask me how I am doing, I almost always answer…….. “I am fantastic!!”  or, possibly “I’m GREAT!!!!” Even at […]

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21 Day Vegan Challenge

If you like this posting, you might enjoy my book:  Quiet The Noise: a Trail Runner’s Path To Hearing God   Yes, you read that title correctly. The guy who routinely eats salami, cheese and mayo sandwiches before long runs completed a 21 day full Vegan challenge. Why? Couple of reasons – I have a long […]

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“Tabula Rasa”

*** If you like this Blog Posting, you might enjoy my book:  “Quiet the Noise: A Trail Runner’s Path to Hearing God” “Tabula Rasa” Those of you that took Psychology 101 in college will recognize the Latin phrase “Tabula Rasa’.  This is Latin for “Blank Slate” or, more accurately; “scraped tablet”.  This phrase refers to […]

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Hiking Essentials!

*if you like this blog, you might enjoy my book:“Quiet the Noise: A Trail Runner’s Path To Hearing God” If you have done any trail running, especially in the mountains and especially if the distance is long — you will realize that a portion (sometimes a large portion) of the run is really a “fast […]

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The Ebb and Flow

*if you like this blog, you might enjoy my book:“Quiet the Noise: A Trail Runner’s Path To Hearing God” THE EBB AND FLOW As I sit here with my foot in a tub of ice, gazing out over an incredible view of the Blue Ridge Mountains, I am overcome with three strong emotions:    Peacefulness, Gratitude and […]

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Running In the Rain

Rain Why do I love running in the rain?  I mean, really, really love it? Example.  On a recent warm summer morning, I was set to meet a couple of friends for an easy 1 hour recovery run. As has been my new habit, I got there about 45 minutes early to do a long […]

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