It’s week before my first 35k. First time running a race longer than a half marathon. Actually, it’s a little more than 35k – the trail race… Read more “Before My First 35k Race – A Diary Log”
I’ve gone to Mount Tamalpais a couple times already, be it all the way from the ocean in Stinson Beach or from somewhere in Mill Valley with… Read more “Golden Hour on Mt Tam”
Read the intro and the science of the WHY for this one in the previous “Running Diary” post 🙂 Tuesday, 10/15/19 I can’t see a bloody thing.… Read more “Running Diary (Vol. II)”
I think I spat my lungs out. I can’t breathe, all that is happening in my throat is this wheezing sound. My face probably looks like if… Read more “Biofreeze Berkeley – 100% In My Head”
My car got broken into yesterday while I was on a very short run with my friend. I left the car the same as always; hid my… Read more “To the Guy Who Broke into My Car”
“Why the hell am I doing this?!” I ask this question myself while running quite often. On average it starts floating around in my head about 2… Read more “Why (the Hell) do I Run?”
It might have looked like a good idea to hope for the Going-to-the-Sun road to open so that I could go on a hike to Hidden Lake… Read more “Hidden Lake | Glacier Half Trifecta”
A little bit unusual post for this blog, I must admit that. I wrote it a couple weeks ago and didn’t know if I was strong enough… Read more “How to Keep it Together?”
We sailed north over the almost-empty freeways. Stopping at a dam and cooling off our feet and minds, we hopped back into the old car and continued… Read more “Mount Shasta And the Sense of Wonder”
John Muir said it best.
“Of all the fire-mountains which like beacons once blazed along the Pacific Coast, Mount Rainier is the noblest.”
And it would be hard to disagree; Mount Rainier welcomed us dressed in snow and with gardens of ever-so-beautiful wildflowers which were hard to ignore. The slopes of Mt Rainier were covered with young trees, fresh grass and dozens of crystal-clear streams running down through the meadows.
It was beautiful and completely breathtaking – and it returns to me often in my dreams. Again, the only thing I can say is how grateful I am for that I can be in this world and experience it.
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