How do you tell the difference between a life detour and an adjustment? I apologize (like a good Canadian) if this sounds like a knock knock joke. I’ve been trying to write updates for my About pages all day. If you've ever had to do that - or gather the information for someone else - you'll … [Read more...] about Life Detour or Adjustment?
Fuck and all the other swear words were prohibited in the Tucker household. There were, of course, certain exceptions. My father’s mostly under his breath muttering didn’t count when he was fixing stubborn things or trying to find what he needed under piles of hockey equipment in the furnace room. … [Read more...] about Me and The Ivory Girl
All things worth practicing seem complicated at first. Once the skill is internalized through repetition, we move with increasing ease. Then there’s the other complicated. The complicated of too many choices and too many steps and too many voices telling others what to think and how to … [Read more...] about Towards Uncomplicated
This out-and-back trail is easy and fun on the way in. But it earns its name on the way back - Sliding Sands. Working against gravity, the bottom falls away with every step. Envision hands and feet flailing for a grip, and the grit of sand that's made its way everywhere, including between your … [Read more...] about Sliding Sands
Worst Marathon Ever got me thinking about marathons. Marathons are macro. Curious about the micro, I looked up the average number of steps in the whole. The average number of steps in a marathon is 55,374 for men and 62,926 for women. For a half marathon, it's 27,687 and 31,463 … [Read more...] about Staggered Effort