Progressing to Simple

I’ve been journaling my various back and gut maladies enough lately that I need not delve any further into that topic for the time being. As such, a brief update on the other main thing taking my attention; the march toward a simpler, more minimalist lifestyle. We’ve been slowly moving … Read more

Gut Instincts

It’s amazing how quickly five days can evaporate when, between delicate personal issues, work and other distractions, you don’t get anywhere near your daily journaling. Anyway, as I’ve alluded to a little, my preoccupation at the moment happens to be my digestive system. Always a little bit sensitive, I’ve had … Read more

Tepid

If there’s a word I hate, it’s tepid. Nothing but a negative connotation, I always have a mental image of a cat gingerly dipping it’s paw in water, shaking it off and walking away. From dictionary.com: adjective 1. moderately warm; lukewarm: tepid water. 2. characterized by a lack of force … Read more

Cemetery Dislocation

Bad run routing choices in a big snow storm and a little hidden ice begat a hospital adventure on icy roads, a gnarly upper body injury, a week off work and at least three times that long off cycling and running. “Cut through the cemetery” I said to myself. “It’ll … Read more

A Good Start to 2017

The biggest problem with deciding you want to make some significant change is the dilemma between just trying to do it all, or to prioritize and discern. I started with the former, but over the past two months I’ve had to move toward the latter. So, in no particular order, just a recap of January for my records. In summary, things are moving in the right direction on all fronts, some more quickly than others. I’m focusing on self-improvement, reading and writing more, small health issues are resolving and the bike and run is on track.

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