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A Thru-Hiker’s Thoughts on Finality

A Thru-Hiker’s Thoughts on Finality

Before I begin, please allow me to apologize for not posting in the last 500 miles—I did not realize how challenging it would carve out a few hours during a...

Jun 9, 2019 : Sam Cooper
Timing Quitting Failing … Winning?

Timing Quitting Failing … Winning?

A few days before I was set to run the Marine Corps Marathon in 2011, my cousin, Ken, flew out to D.C from Chicago to join me for the race....

Sep 27, 2016 : Notebook
1300 Miles: Well That Was Fun.

1300 Miles: Well That Was Fun.

I allowed Maine to betray me. Summiting mountain peaks weren't stirring my soul, it was the mirrored sunsets of unbroken waters on a breathless lake, the haunting call of loons,...

Sep 1, 2016 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
Journeys, Meditation, and Answers 

Journeys, Meditation, and Answers 

While I was living in Shanghai a year ago, though I had tried it before, I started to read some books and take meditation seriously. I started a practice in...

May 23, 2015 : David
What Surprised You? Wanting to Quit

What Surprised You? Wanting to Quit

I'll walk my feet off. I'll drag my bloody stumps up Katahdin by my fingernails if I have to.

Mar 8, 2015 : Gary Sizer