A Walk In The Woods Part 2

Getting things in order for the 80 mile trek on the Tuscobia Trail has gone relatively well. It has been a process of checking and rechecking all the gear, both mandatory and optional. The optional gear fluctuates as I continue to look at weather conditions along the trail for Saturday and Sunday. As of now, predictions indicate 3-6″…
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A Walk In The Woods Part 1

In a few days I’ll journey to Rice Lake, WI to participate in the Tuscobia Winter Ultra. I’ve opted to take an 80 mile walk in the woods. After being transported (along with a borrowed sled) on Saturday to Park Falls, WI, I’ll begin a trek on the Tuscobia Trail finishing at the Knights of Columbus Hall…
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Minimization & Me

  Years ago as I enjoyed the mentoring and companionship of Steve Wagner, the minimalist trend was gaining traction in running shoes. I commented more than once about my desire to minimize my life. Encompassing more than shoes, my desire was to focus on areas of vocation and leisure while minimizing the material “stuff” that…
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Answering The Riddle

It’s been too long since I’ve posted. Life happens and distractions occur that stop me from doing what I enjoy. Yes, I’ve been training and riding, but I also enjoy writing! On December 12th, my riding partner and creative genius behind “Team Gravel Grunts”, Ryan Haug and I participated in a 120k gravel ride south…
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Stuff Matters

The plague of my existence are plastic storage containers! When I was much younger there was no need for storage containers. If something wasn’t needed it was discarded. I had a great time making fun of my late father-in-law, who upon moving from the farm to a small town wanted his wall decoration of 3…
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