The Art of being Lost

As surely as a blister will appear and sweat will roll down your face, one is bound to get lost when participating in long distance events across remote terrain. I have witnessed wild camels eat the bamboo markers, mistakenly followed lichen that looked like a trail...

The Road to Why…

The Eisenhower Highway system is a marvel of transportation infrastructure that has simultaneously organized and frustrated drivers in the United States since 1956. It covers about 48,000 miles of roadway – the lifeblood of America’s love of and compulsion for the...

Let’s get this party started…

WARNING: This post is a touch longer than usual and has a whiff of serious reflection nestled in between patently stupid moves on my part.  In a nutshell, the purpose of this post is to share with you where I was fitness wise when I decided to attempt this journey,...

The Google Eekon…

Out on my ‘less lopsided than normal’ joggle today I was thinking about how many conveniences our digital world has given us – especially as it pertains to global positioning systems(aka GPS). Just think about it, far overhead are dozens upon dozens of...

How the BLOG got its name

As we know by now I sort of ‘fell’ into the current adventure across the savannas of the Serengeti. And, like many things in life, it took me some time to come out to my friends about this endeavor. However, in an instant – during a wonderfully long lunch – the name...