I’m the Johnny Appleseed of marathon enthusiasm

Thankful Things Thursday falls on…gasp…Thanksgiving! It’s a holiday miracle! However, on Wednesday there were many things I was not thankful for – specifically, the holiday travel experience. I had a flight set to leave out of Greenville at 9:40 on Wednesday morning. Greenville is about 2 hours away from where I live, so this meantRead more

Even three year olds respect the T-Rex.

Despite the fact that this is technically a blog that chronicles my journey across America to complete a marathon in all 50 states, you may have noticed that I actually write very little about running. There are multiple reasons for this.  First, most of my readers (so far) are not runners. Therefore, they don’t care.Read more

Help me understand why “Aromas” are necessary

Today’s a big day – we have our first AND second reader submissions to the blog. That’s right. People actually cared enough to see something funny, take a picture of it, and immediately call me to tell me they have perfect material for my blog. It’s like you guys are doing my work for me,Read more

Cookie’s Song

I’m a rather prolific blogger today, so just in case you missed it, here’s Part 2 of the OBX Marathon Weekend race report. Today is Thankful Things Thursday and I have no shortage of things to be thankful for. Today I ran the Cooper River Bridge in Charleston for the first time. I’ve had twoRead more