The Importance of Community

I’ve been working out some personal, in my head stuff lately, just getting things “right” if you will. I have been feeling lost again. While my wife and kids are always here for me, and support me in many ways; there are other things that are missing. I’m not super social and when I try …

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Buster and Masters Story: Adopt, Don’t Shop

Years ago we had our first experience with a Great Pyrenees (GP) specific dog. We instantly fell in love with the breed. To some they may seem obstinate at times, that’s one of the things that we like about them. I think they are a “thinking person’s” breed as they are certainly more cerebral than …

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Baked Tomatoes w/ Lentil PLUS a GIVEAWAY

Ben Bella books has graciously allowed me to giveaway a copy of the upcoming revised edition of “The China Study Cookbook.” The new edition has over 175 amazing recipes, including the one below. I’ve quickly perused the copy I have and it’s absolutely gorgeous and I can’t wait to start cooking from it. Last night …

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Blueberry Lemon Overnight Oats

I eat oatmeal most mornings. The only times I don’t are when I get bored with “the same old thing.” That’s not as often as you think though, I love oatmeal. There’s a common misconception that oatmeal has to be served hot. I hope to start sharing more of my oatmeal recipes to dispel that …

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Yoga Challenge; Second Week

I haven’t mentioned anything here, but if you follow me on Facebook you know that I’ve recently started a 30 day yoga challenge. I’ve been following a series of videos by a guy named Tim that are 30 minutes or less and fit with my schedule just perfectly. Today is day 8 and, sorry Tim, …

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Wanderlust Stratton 2018

Let’s be upfront and honest; I had no plans to attend this or any yoga fest for that matter. I’m not averse to yoga, I practice it (not often enough) but didn’t see myself attending a big yoga shindig. I’d never even heard of Wanderlust until a few weeks beforehand when oneĀ of my old friends …

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Race Recap: Vegan Power 50k 2018

It’s taken me a few days of reflection to share my thoughts on this race. I had much higher hopes than the outcome but let’s go back to the beginning and everything leading up to it. A couple of years ago I did the 25k version of this race and really enjoyed it. It was …

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Book Review: Reborn On The Run

I can’t state the following fact enough; this book only took me 3 days to read through! It has been a long while since I’ve been so captivated by a book. I think that’s due to a variety of reasons. Catra Corbett’s (aka the Dirt Diva) story isn’t just about ultra-running, she bares her soul …

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