Monthly Archives: December 2014

Cold Weather Running

My wife swears the reptilian comes out in me when it’s cold. I’m slow, sleepy and overall unmotivated when its cold. As I sit writing this heater is on the thermostat set for 72 Degrees Fahrenheit (22.7 degrees Celsius to … Continue reading

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I Want to Blow My Own Horn

No really; literally… About two months ago I purchased a used Military Bugle. You see I’m a military veteran and to honor a bother veteran at his funeral is important to me.  Congress feels that our country need only provide … Continue reading

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Some Reason Especially Tonight

When I was a small boy not more then 5, I laid curled up in my daddy’s lap as he sat in a green chair in the living room of my grandparents’, my mother’s parents’, in San Francisco. We had … Continue reading

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Coconuts: My After Run Drink for Hydration and Electrolytes

I’m not a big fan of sports drinks like Gatorade and Powerade; before I knew better I thought these were the greatest thing going. I was and still am tiring to get healthy and reduce my blood sugar levels so … Continue reading

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Running to Mexico!

Well at least running towards Mexico; which is sort of the opposite of what people do here in San Diego, most run FROM Mexico – arriba arriba. Woke up this morning to a beautiful sunrise and decided to run at … Continue reading

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Miss You: Merry Christmas Babygirl

Of all the holidays of the year Christmas is one that is the hardest for an American Solider. It’s the one day you are unable to shake that feeling of being alone, a day that makes you question why you … Continue reading

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Running: Proper Foot Positioning

Proper Foot Positioning….. Been thinking about this allot (obsessing actually) because I know my foot placement; for lack of a better word, SUCKS! I can feel myself land and lift and know it’s wrong. When I ran cross country in … Continue reading

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Keep your email and texting, I’ll keep my pen

I’m so tired of the Millenniums trying to convince me how much better email, texting and electronic media in specific eBooks are than what I grew up with. These of course are the people who have lost touch with human … Continue reading

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Running and Smoking Cigarettes – must be an Army thing

I’m thoroughly confused. Where I work puts me in contact with a variety of people in a variety of jobs among these people are Military people. Today and once again I witnessed another US Army person standing in his physical … Continue reading

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Cross Country for my knees

The joints in my knees have been hurting from the constant pounding on the concrete and asphalt. When I was young(er) my heals never hit the ground, my jog was like other peoples run. In the navy I had the nickname … Continue reading

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