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The Happy Hour Special

I spent the waning hours of the day today on a dusty trail in the Oakland Hills; grinding up big hills, wiggling through the deep crevasses that served as the escape routes for what rainfall we have had thus far this spring. An eagle’s…

March 14, 2013

The Art of Overreaching

It’s here again; the time of year when I wake up in the still dark and loath conviction, promise to stop setting goals for myself that beg me to rise before the sun, and threaten – if only for a moment – that I’m…

March 7, 2013

Stellar Luna

Those of you dear readers whom have been tracking my latest racing posts likely have noticed that I have been wearing a lot of blue and white lately… The great news came a few weeks back, just as I was packing for a ride…

May 17, 2012

Sea Otter Gran Fondo 2012

Admittedly, I’ve been distracted. And maybe a bit disheveled – but in the most marvelous of ways. In the weeks to come, I’ll share a few of the exciting bits that have fallen into my lap, but for now, the crux of life is…

April 30, 2012

In the Grateful Kitchen

I can hardly believe that the holidays have arrived again. And, that before the sun comes up tomorrow morning, I will be on a plane flying home to Boulder to spend some much needed time with a very high proportion of all the people…

November 23, 2011

Running Fool

Buddha says “Health is the greatest wealth.” This is the kind of statement that we, The Healthy, can all say with a smile in passing, and the kind that we will allow to ring in our ears haphazardly before we release it on a…

October 26, 2011

September to October Brainstorm

September is gone? What? I should be double-checking my packing list for the six-day cycling adventure I will embark on tomorrow. I still need to pack baby wipes, my camera and memory cards, cycling shoes, and the freshly roasted and ground coffee that I’ll…

October 1, 2011

Stinson Beach + The Coastal Trail

If there is one thing to be loved about the San Francisco Bay area, it is that there are thousands of mini adventures to be had within an hours’ drive of your front door. Most especially if you enjoy exploring, eating, riding, and running.…

August 28, 2011

August Brainstorm

Among other things, the past few weeks (post-Ironman) have been filled with fun foodie excursions and exciting projects. Lots going on. While I pull myself together to share these latest adventures, and prepare for the next, I thought I’d give you a little hit…

August 20, 2011