The Las Vegas Autobahn

In Las Vegas we have an amazing national conservatory known by locals as simply Red Rock. I have mentioned this place many times before;  probably because it’s many of our homes away from home. This place is so amazing, to think that in a city that quite literally has everything, TripAdvisor lists Red Rock as […]

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Uber, Wells Fargo and Me

If you have watched TV much over the last few months you may have noticed two commercials from two entirely different companies with the same message. I’m one of those weird people that enjoys the commercials more than the shows. Commercials are a way to see the direction society is heading. The two commercials I […]

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Over the Hill and Far Away

I have been listening to the band Led Zepplin for almost thirty years, but it wasn’t until last Saturday that I officially got the “LEAD” out. Leadville, CO is a town of 2,600 people residing at 10,152 feet above sea level. It’s famous for many things including its mining past, it’s insanely cold weather, and […]

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That Will Learn You

I’m sitting here typing on Leadville Eve, just thinking about all the things I’ve learned and the ways I have grown by partaking in the sport known as trail running. I have learned what love is and what it means. Love isn’t a noun, it is a verb. Love is when you put time, effort […]

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Not Naked but Very Afraid

  This weekend a friend of mine and I decided to hike the Mt. Charleston summit located in Las Vegas. It is approximately a 4000 foot climb that summits at 11,900 feet. It is an awe inspiring, leg wrecking, oxygen free run/hike. This trek is as good and as brutal as it gets here in […]

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Small Things Make Me Sweat

In 1997 Richard Carlson’s, “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff and it’s all Small Stuff”, became a New York Times Bestseller. The book’s main idea is that we shouldn’t worry about all the small things in our lives and everything in our lives are small things. In principle I like the concept, but this book was […]

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The Why and How!

As this blog is being posted I have started my fifth and final Laguna Hills Memorial Day Half Marathon. On this Memorial Day, your humble blogger has left the dirt, cactus, rattlesnakes and dry heat for the mean streets of Newport Beach, CA. I started running this race five years ago after seeing they would […]

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