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How to Type Pinyin in Windows 10

As I have been learning Mandarin over the last several years, I’ve been looking for a good method to type Pinyin, which is how Anglos “spell” Chinese words using the […]

Thanksgiving Murph Challenge

This year instead of merely running like a wild turkey being chased by a butcher wielding a giant fork and a knife on Thanksgiving, I was running like a wild […]

Turkey-Donut Predict 5k

This was the annual Turkey-Donut Predict Run, a free event that collects canned goods to donate to the Larimer County Food Bank. It was also my first short race since […]

Video from my first Camino de Santiago

Just over two years ago, I embarked on what would become one of my greatest—and purely enjoyable—lifetime adventures: hiking across Spain on various caminos (Camino del Norte, Camino Primitivo, Camino […]

SEMA Ignited

As a car enthusiast, I read about it in online car magazines every single year. It’s one of the biggest aftermarket automotive trade shows in the U.S., if not the […]

Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas likes to dub itself the Entertainment Capital of the World, and for good reason. You don’t even have to attend a Cirque du Soleil show or the Menopause […]

A Taste of Huntington, WV

It was a couple weeks after I had signed up for the Marshall University Marathon that I learned that a friend had lived in Huntington, WV, since her significant other […]

Marshall University Marathon

From the double marathon weekend of September until now, I only did one double-digit training run (an 18-miler 10 days ago that completely exhausted me), so I knew that I […]

What it Takes to Become the Stanford Tree

I always thought it would be great fun to be a mascot. The next time you are watching a sports game, notice how much amusement they are having and giving […]

Still Running, by Libby James

If you live in northern Colorado and are a runner, you have probably heard of Libby James. Heck, even if you don’t live in the Centennial State and are a […]

Prague, Czech Republic

After Vienna, I took a four-hour bus ride over to Prague in the Czech Republic. Even though I stayed there for only three days and worked remotely for two of […]

Witnessing the World’s First Sub-2-Hour Marathon: INEOS 1:59 Challenge

When I heard that Eliud Kipchoge’s second attempt to become the first person to break the once seemingly impossible two-hour mark for a whole marathon was going to be held […]

Vienna, Austria

I went to Austria to watch Eliud Kipchoge run the world’s first sub-2-hour marathon in the INEOS 1:59 Challenge, which was super exciting. But I only spent a few days […]

An Afternoon in Paris

I was not planning on returning to Paris this year since I was already there in March, but when looking for a flight to Vienna, I encountered one with an […]

Essential PH-1 vs. Bold N1 Phones

There was a time when I’d get a new smart phone every six or so months. Not only was cell phone technology improving so fast, but there were plentiful options […]

Remembering Stacey

Today, October 7th, marks the day my friend Stacey was born, 52 years ago. It is also one year and 25 days that she passed away when her transplanted lungs […]

Poudre Canyon Fall Colors

A few months ago, my friend Alex purchased a Kawasaki KLR 650 dual-sport motorcycle. With the trees changing color in the Poudre Canyon, we both took a break out of […]

Omaha Marathon

When walking over from the Hilton to the race start of the Omaha Marathon, there was something of a hallelujah moment: my legs weren’t that sore! At least I had […]