About a year ago I decided it would be a good idea to start a business. This idea was based on my passion for trail running. It was a million-dollar idea. The plan was to pick people up in my car and take them to one of our many trails; take them for a run […]Read More How to Successfully Run an Unsuccessful Business.
There are many sayings that have gone the way of the dodo. Like, “That’s gone the way of the dodo”. Another one is, “That guy/girl ate your lunch”. Or its presence tense of, “That guy/girl is eating your lunch”. As a kid, I would hear this saying on the basketball courts, in the school yard […]Read More When Your Breakfast Eats Your Lunch
In this world everyone has a nemesis. Most of us try to go through life without pissing people off but guess what, we are going to fail. It seems to be in our nature to dislike something about pretty much everyone and everything we come across. The great George Carlin once stated about driving, “Have […]Read More Someone Call Shark Tank
In your life you will need someone who points you in the right direction and guides you through tough times. You need a John Oats to Darryl Hall. In the world of outdoor adventures to include trail running our John Oates are called cairn’s. By definition, a cairn is a human made pile of stones, […]Read More Horse Shit: Friend or Foe
Over the last few years there is one question that I get above all others, why do you freak out when people use wooden toothpicks? This question has no bearing on anything, but you must admit the thought of a lip splinter is horrifying. Down the list of questions I get asked is my favorite […]Read More Trailing Running: My Dirty Mistress
Welcome to a Rock in Your Shoe, my feeble attempt at a blog based on my experiences as an inexperienced runner. As we lumber our way through these blogs like I do a 3% incline, I hope at the very least I can make you smile for a second, ponder for a moment, and along […]Read More Worse Than a Rock in Your Shoe