Throwing my hands up in excitement about how well my second marathon was going despite less-than ideal conditions.

Run, Rest, Repeat

Last November I ran my second marathon after training less than the lead up to my first and in less-than ideal conditions. Somehow, the result was better. My first marathon in Memphis in 2017 was a sunny, beautiful day with just enough chill in the air to be comfortable. I ran it with some of…

My creative space at home for writing, blogging, and trip planning.

2019 Travel Plans

This year is going to be FLIPPING. AWESOME. Why? Because we deemed it so. We’ve got a pretty solid line-up of travels planned for this year and though our schedule is still tentative, I decided to go ahead and share our plans in hopes of getting some good feedback and quality advice about the places…

A beautiful spring along the Ozark Highlands Trail in Arkansas.

Thru-Hiking the Ozark Highlands Trail

A thru­-hike of any trail presents many challenges that most are unaware of. The most exhausting, grueling, and wearisome aspect of this brand of adventure is the mental perseverance it takes to complete such a daunting task. Sure, hiking can be physically demanding but if you don’t have the head and the heart to endure…

Outback in the Ozarks; trail relay ultra adventure race.

Why Running IS a Team Sport

Last year we decided it’d be fun to participate in our first ultramarathon. We asked the company we work for, Gearhead Outfitters, to sponsor our relay team for this unique race across the northwest corner of our home state and were delighted when they agreed. Then we trained (sort of) for what would be some…