due to cancelled blood drives on account of inclement weather, the red cross is short 38,000 pints of blood in the midwest. give blood! in a scandinavian themed church basement, when asked why i made the trek to give blood in inhospitable wintry conditions, i almost made the nurse cry when i told her about […]
i guess at least it was above zero and no snow blindness! it didn’t sustain snowing at this intensity for long but the wind whipping around the steady snow fall was, um, fun? there’s a road there somewhere! when i’m out in weather like this, i get looks from drivers that i think means something […]
it’s coming up on a year since i lost 110 pounds by running over 2,400 miles and i’ve managed to keep the weight off by continuing to watch what i eat, weighing myself every day, and continuing to run even in crazy cold weather. i’m cautiously optimistic that i’ve found the weight loss recipe that […]
yes i did just coincidentally write a post on the day after christmas about on the origins of the myth and metaphor of santa claus and the relationships between santa claus, the norse god odin,tolkien and the “the hobbit while wearing my fantasy football t-shirt which features a tolkien-esque conception of a odin/gandalf character playing […]
mine is even a lefty! and yes, going up and down the stairs while dueling princess bride style is exactly as awesome as you might imagine.
Classic combo: @FieldNotesBrand and flannel. pic.twitter.com/l7IOeIQZvb — bigdaf (@bigdaf) December 13, 2013 i stumbled upon this classic combo of field notes and flannel and looked down. indeed, i was wearing field notes and flannel and a canadian tuxedo and a union suit. the union suit is actually from the kittery trading post in kittery, maine, […]
frida: “rawr! rawr! rawr!” me: “what? you want an ear rub?” frida: “raaaaaawr! raaaaaawr!”
for over a year this photo of me has been hanging in the organic valley headquarters near the coffee station where i used to get coffee every day before the fire. the photo was taken right before i started running again, before i ran clear across the country and before i lost 110 pounds. so, […]