I went to the gym on Monday, November 8th after work. It was the first time I had been there in six days. For six days, I had things to do. I had to drive to Idaho City three times in four days because my son was hunting Elk with his stepfather. In between those…… Continue reading What I Talk About When I Talk About Lifting #2
A few months ago I read a book titled, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami. I hoped the book would’ve made me run more. It didn’t. However, it’s not just a book about running. It’s a memoir about life and writing. For Murakami, running seems to be a constant…… Continue reading What I Talk About When I Talk About Lifting #1
In a previous post, I wrote about the insufficiency of responses such as “fine,” “good,” and “alright,” to the daily question, “How are you?” Reason being is that many times these responses fail to provide information about our genuine emotional, mental or physical states. Our responses tend to be quick and shallow. In the busyness…… Continue reading Fine too.
Shopping You realize that nobody’s there to ask if there are tomatoes for a salad because you don’t remember now that you have to remember everything. So you grab three and with the four at home makes seven. You move about the store shopping early to fight discovery, small talk. You see what happened there…… Continue reading Monologues