Rim to Rim: Part 2

We began our trip by flying into Las Vegas and picking up our hiking partner Joshua and our driver, my son Joseph. It’s about 4 hours from Las Vegas to our quaint little motel on the north rim. Things are a little laid back at this motel, being we would be in late they just […]

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Social Media Ridiculousness

I have been guilty of over use of social media, posting too often, looking at others’ posts, etc. How many of us know someone who “collects” friends on social media. I am not referencing individuals who run organizations, or who use social media for the positivity of the community or an organization. I am referencing […]

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How Did You Get That?

So how many of you have had a common cold, the flu, a sore throat, etc?  Probably about 100% of you have experienced at least one of these at some point in your life.  No they are not fun, but it is part of life.  Now to the famous question, “How did you get that?”.  […]

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It’s MURPHY’S Law

I once heard someone say something like, if someone has already said better let them say it.  So today that is what I’m going to do.  As I was running trails on the west side of Las Vegas I decided A Rock in Your Shoe needed a mission statement.  To be honest I don’t know […]

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Rim to Rim (Part 1)

What is high on the list of every 65 year old person do for “fun”?  What else? A one day Rim to Rim hike of the Grand Canyon. Three years ago as a friend and I sat at our lockers at the local YMCA, we were discussing our upcoming Medicare eligible birthdays and what we should do to […]

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The double P

As I was walking through the gym the other day, I overheard a 16 year old doing a 30 lb chest press say, “I’m too old for this”. Hence the double P. My biggest PET PEEVE! What constitutes being too old? What age exactly are we when we’re too old and should just give up? […]

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Sitting on the Side-Line

  I have never been an athlete or overly into fitness.  I am one of those who participates minimally for health and vanity reasons.  Now onto the role of the people on the side-line.  I am not necessarily referring to an actual side-line but referring to those of us that support our loved ones as […]

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