Hi World!

Todd here. So sorry for the complete silence of the past week with no explanation. Em is injured and having difficulty doing any exercises, so her spirits are a bit down. Also, we are super busy with the other areas of our lives right now, so we are trying to reconsider and prioritize where needed….

Traveling Light and In-Law Blessings

Yesterday was a tough tempo day of 1 mile warm up, followed by 6 miles of flat out hard effort, and then a 1 mile cool down. My body was mad at me when we finished and so we took a 100% rest day today. Plus, we have a bit to catch up on as…

Leaving Paradise and “Guest” Post

We are leaving paradise today and headed back to almost paradise. Really we are very blessed in that we love our life at home of running and loving and ultra living. God is good! Now, if God could just throw us a tiny bone and make it NOT snow next week like they are predicting,…

Does Running Take Skill?

Okay, so I normally don’t post when I am angry, so bear with me, or don’t and I won’t be offended (and, let’s be honest, I really won’t know because that is the beauty of the internet and the anonymity that it can bring). Running is difficult enough without having to deal with those in…

Building Character and A Tale of Lasagna Waiting

Today was speed work day. Have I mentioned that I am NOT a fan? I have heard variations of quotes about how important it is to do something you don’t want to do every single day. Something about character building or prepping for difficult times or blah, blah, blah. Well, I think the twice weekly…

Pretty Pictures and Random Toddpeeves

I feel as if you all may not adequately realize the depth of my oddness, so here you go. Nothing frightening or shocking here, just sometimes I make faces that really have nothing to do with the current situation. Like when Todd saw that I had just completed the coloring page that I had been…