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Grizzly determination

Just went for a run. It’s going to get into the 80s today, so I pounded the pavement early. Here’s a photo from last year’s Prefontaine Memorial 10K in Coos Bay, Oregon. I have a look of grizzly determination as … Continue reading

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My magnetic north: Keeping hope alive in chaos and tragedy

My thoughts and prayers go out to the runners, workers and bystanders caught near the bomb explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon yesterday. This is an utterly senseless act of violence that has my soul searching for … Continue reading

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Eureka Spitfire Tent, Scapegoat Wilderness, Montana

This tent has been with me through thick and thick. I have very long legs so no one believes I can fit into such a small tent, but I do. I also have big feet which bulge out the front … Continue reading

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Fire watch station atop Northwest Peak, Yaak, Montana

This photo was taken a few summers ago on top of Northwest Peak near Yaak, Montana. The mountain is situated at the furthest NW point of Montana, and when you trek to the top of its talus slopes, you can … Continue reading

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View of the Tetons, Wind River Range, Wyoming

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Runner’s roadkill

Endurance, composure under strain, durability forged from pain. The beast, the runner inside, muscles past discomfort, mental focus straight ahead – only two yellow lines on black pavement. Steady pace, calm lungs and legs, arms jabbing the air, quick bursts … Continue reading

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