Whidbey Island Half: Personal Redemption & Four Observations           

Redemption feels good. It even feels good when it’s a minuscule bit of personal redemption that no one else cares about, like finally running a decent half marathon again. The two California-based halfs I ran in 2016 were scenic and beautiful, but my running was slow and ugly. I channeled my disappointment into a lot… Read More Whidbey Island Half: Personal Redemption & Four Observations           

Running with the Devil

Years ago some brilliant storyteller created the perfect metaphor for the inner workings of our conscience… the devil and angel on our shoulders. We’re all familiar with the visual, a devil appears on a shoulder whispering in a character’s ear and suggesting the least scrupulous way to deal with a situation, while on the other… Read More Running with the Devil