4 Things I Love

 Mommas Drunk With Love I began a new 8-week session teaching yoga to my beloved students from CarMax Headquarters.  I see some new faces and my loyal’s.  One loyal’s face looked new.  She had fresh love all over it – I recalled that I hadn’t seen her in a session or two and she remindedContinue reading “4 Things I Love”

Gum doesn’t work.

With Ironman Chattanooga almost two weeks in my rear view, I hasten to document the experience of taking my body over 144.6 miles by water, by wheels, by feet. I am starting with thank you: God.  For blessing me with a healthy, mobile body and a heart for endurance. For the beautiful planet we inhabitContinue reading “Gum doesn’t work.”

Tales From Tour de Wintergreen

My teammates and I went to ironman camp over the weekend. The pic below is proof we survived. We are repping the Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation through the SpeakUp Race Team, an organization dedicated to erasing negative stigmas associated with teenage anxiety and depression and to providing help and hope through education and positive activitiesContinue reading “Tales From Tour de Wintergreen”

76 Million Reasons Not To Die

At almost 80 years old, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is one of the wonders of the world, and one of the most photographed things on the planet. By 2020 it will be impossible to die by jumping off of it. According to a Golden Gate District press release, a  stainless steel net, will be installedContinue reading “76 Million Reasons Not To Die”

Challenge Roth Race Report

That Time I Learned What I Already Know Warning: Long post, but 140.6 miles is a long way to go. Thanks for taking the time to read. A long time coming with purpose that cannot be over played, Challenge Roth 2016 in Germany was an epic adventure. My first full-distance triathlon, my first trip toContinue reading “Challenge Roth Race Report”

This is it

I am a little superstitious about pre-race reports. I love reading them, but as a writer I fancy better the total recall of race day. For now, some training moments. See you on the other side of 140.6 miles. Kampf Fertig Glauben  

Everything Matters

You matter. What you do makes a difference. Everything you think, every word you speak, every task you complete and those you don’t. Everything matters. It’s a gift to be alive even when it’s hard. During a recent workout led by my Ironman, Businessman, Great Man brother-in-law, a pack of athlete ambassadors planked, lunged, bear-crawled,Continue reading “Everything Matters”

Iron Maidens

On December 23 I drove 34 miles at 5:15am to swim 2,000 yards with my race team. On this day, Dave Murray – guitarist for Iron Maiden turned 59. I am not a fan of British heavy metal music but I am of events that inspire a good headline. This one is truth indeed. HereContinue reading “Iron Maidens”