What I didn’t know…

Exactly 1 month ago today, I stood on the summit of Mt. Rainier.  It was the “Climb to Fight Cancer” to benefit the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. I was climbing for my sister.  I was climbing for my mother-in-law. But what I didn’t know? I was climbing for me. Exactly 10 days after I …

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The Scarecrow Lied

That way is a very nice way...it's pleasant down that way too. -Scarecrow, Wizard of Oz Except, the scarecrow lied. Only one way was going to be nice. The other: a relentless ass-kicking. I set out on a familiar running route. At about 2 miles I have a choice. I could either go right. Or …

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