Category: Health and Fitness

  • On Falling Down

    When we’re kids we fall all the time. Sometimes even on purpose. I stacked it more times that I can count riding bikes, skateboarding, falling out of trees and other various shenanigans in the neighborhood. Yesterday, running downhill on a trail, I caught my right toe on something and fully laid myself out at speed. […]

  • 50@50

    Was out running the other day and had a brainstorm – or a brain fart depending on how you look at it. Decided since I’ll be 50 this year I’d try to run 50k on my birthday in November. So here we go. Started ‘training’ last week and Coach made me get on the Strava […]

  • Morning Stretch

    Yesterday morning I thought of my friend Movement Amy as I was outside watering plants around my yard and stretching down and pulling 100’ of hose and balancing on rocks and off camber surfaces and stooping and swaying my arms and I thought ‘geez how many million things are firing right now in my body […]

  • No more events today.

    Saturday was open. Up early and made coffee in the underground lair while listening to the Bosstones. Headed out for a walk with Titus. Talked about nihilism and child prodigies. Sartre and the Stoics. The weekly menu and cooking rotation as an element everyday existence. Russian prisoner camps and optimism. Canadian Literature and its identity […]

  • Productivity & Distraction

    Cal Newport dropped Staying Productive on Distracted Days over on his blog and it’s a nail-on-the-head observation for me. “Productivity” is a slippery term. It’s often used to refer exclusively to the rate at which you produce value for your business or employer. I tend to apply it more broadly to describe the intentional allocation […]