Predictable SUCKS

Trail running seems to be gaining some serious traction lately, and for good reason.  I’ve been running on trails myself for the last 25 years, before shoe companies ever really made trail specific shoes, and I can honestly say that there was always something that drew me there.  I think I’m finally starting to figure …

Headlamp Living

The recent turning of the clocks had me thinking about all of the running I had been doing in the dark with a headlamp, especially on the trails of PA.  That practice has actually become something I’ve grown to enjoy.  It took a little reflection to figure out why that is, but I think I …

Managing Expectations

I was out for a run this past weekend with an old friend that I hadn’t run with in years. Because of the lack of time spent between our runs together, there was plenty to talk about. We spanned many topics throughout the course of our 9 mile conversation. There were two in particular that …

The Task at Hand

The school district I teach for has shifted the timeframe in which students, families, and teachers learn their future class assignments. Instead of waiting until the summer, class rosters are now created in May and distributed to teachers and families before the summer hits. This week, I received my class roster for next year. That …