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.
Everybody asks this question. The checkers at the grocery store ask it. The teachers I walk past in the hallway at school ask it. The folks at church ask. The friend or colleague you work with says it. The barista asks me. Everybody asks everybody this question. How are you doing? What’s more, universally, everyone…… Continue reading Fine