Finding confidence by defining it

There’s a mountain foot race that, in normal years, I would’ve run about two weeks ago. It is both my first mountain race and the only race I’ve run twice. The course is set out something like a figure-8, with one mountain peak sitting at the intersection of the two circles and a second peakContinue reading “Finding confidence by defining it”

The geese are flocking

It’s the first time this summer that I’ve seen geese congregating. They’re hanging out in larger flotillas at the beach and practicing their V-formations in the sky. Just a few days into August feels awfully early for their preparations for southbound travels. But it’s our first summer in the arctic and all the patterns areContinue reading “The geese are flocking”

Building my exploration network

I take little adventures, but I will guess many people think I take big adventures. Regardless of whose perspective we’re considering, it’s still my own two feet moving me along. How can both sides be right at the same time? Here are my suggestions for turning those small adventures for yourself into big ones. TheyContinue reading “Building my exploration network”