I Nailed The Trail (And Then Self-Cared With Fried Chicken)

I did my first 5K trail race this weekend. I finished second in the age group, but to be honest, there were only two of us in the group. And I was the third-oldest runner there. Conditions were cool, foggy, and smoky (out in a rural area where burning is a common way of clearingContinue reading “I Nailed The Trail (And Then Self-Cared With Fried Chicken)”

Johnny, We Hardly Knew You

I went to a memorial service Friday, and of course it was difficult. No matter how hard anyone tries to make them fun, lighthearted, and filled with good memories of the deceased, it’s still awful. Especially when the good died young, full of plans and hopes, and was someone you thought would be around forContinue reading “Johnny, We Hardly Knew You”

This $%!# Just Got Real This Week

I lost a friend to the coronavirus this week. John wasn’t young, and his health was more than a little compromised. I won’t even deny those things. But that did not mean he deserved a death like this. He was hospitalized less than 48 hours, and not even sick enough for a ventilator. Respiratory andContinue reading “This $%!# Just Got Real This Week”