Product Review: Topo Phantom

I preface this review by stating emphatically that I am not a shoe guru, nor am I a running expert. However, I do run and I wear running shoes, so I feel somewhat justified in sharing my two cents' worth. If there was one positive thing to come out of 2020, it was that I... Continue Reading →

Making Work-From-Home Work for You

If there's one bright spot in this otherwise dismal year, it's the increased favorability of many companies toward telework. As someone who has successfully worked remotely for many years, I can say it's about time. It's taken a pandemic to force many businesses to see the benefits of allowing employees to work from home, which... Continue Reading →

In the Wilderness

If you've spent more than 30 seconds on social media, chances are you've been asked to pick a side in an issue. Only a few are brave enough to repost this meme. Retweet using this hashtag to show your support. If you're silent, then you're not with us. We're right and they're wrong! It's us... Continue Reading →

It’s Not OK

Last Saturday, I was enjoying a long run in the trails at my local wildlife refuge. About 5 miles in, I emerged from the woods onto the levee which runs parallel to a highway. As I paused to snap the above photo, grab some water and enjoy the coolish breeze, a pickup truck slowed to... Continue Reading →

Product Review: MUIR Energy Gels

*Update - I recently tried Muir's cashew vanilla flavor which tasted incredible! No rush of energy, but again, it's labeled as a slow burner. It helped keep me going on my long run. Muir announced September 9th that they are discontinuing the sweet potato and oregano flavor, so apparently I'm not the only one who... Continue Reading →

Love the Trail You’re On

I almost didn't post this picture from my run yesterday. It's been so incredibly hot and humid here this week. I was pouring sweat, and every freckle on my face seemed to scream, "Look at me!" Combine that with the fact that I miss my friends, am still recovering from back surgery, and in a... Continue Reading →

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

We could all use a little support right now, especially those managing small online businesses. I am starting this post to share some of my favorite products in the hopes that they'll become yours, and in the process we'll support some awesome folks working to keep their dreams alive and their families fed. If you... Continue Reading →

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