Better Off Not Knowing?

I remember as a kid, I hated getting shots.  Not surprising since I don’t know of any kid who does.  But if I knew it was coming, I would be so tense and petrified that I don’t know how the nurse or doctor ever held me down long enough to give me the shot.  But then one time I had … Continue reading “Better Off Not Knowing?”

Testing Gear for 100 Mile Ultramarathon – Exp 1

If you don’t learn from your mistakes, there’s no sense making them. – Laurence J. Peter. I really am trying to make sure I do everything right this time.  At least everything more right than last time.  Probably my biggest downfall that caused my DNF at Rocky Raccoon was my ignorance concerning my footwear and foot care.  I am one … Continue reading “Testing Gear for 100 Mile Ultramarathon – Exp 1”

Fear Induced Ignorance

I was scared of a lot of things when I was a kid.  When I was about 8 years old I saw a book about old horror movies in the library at Sherwood Elementary School.  One particularly vivid image was a scene from a movie where this man “thought” he was a vampire and was chewing on some poor woman’s … Continue reading “Fear Induced Ignorance”