Finishing What We Started

We started our traverse on April 17th at 5:00am, and after 22 hours and 11 minutes, and covering 70 miles, we called it quits. We felt good about our accomplishment. We had been up for almost 24 hours, and it felt acceptable to get in cars and to go home. On May 11th, we decidedContinue reading “Finishing What We Started”

The Intent not the Goal

Intent: “The State of Mind with which an Act is Done.” Goal: “An Aim or a Result.” The GOAL was to make our way up from south of Cape Kyan to Cape Hedo. This would be the southern point of the island of Okinawa to the most northern point (as the crow flies 66 miles,Continue reading “The Intent not the Goal”

When Did I Make Running SO Complicated?

I started running consistently over 20 years ago. I had a 3 mile route that was a simple out-and-back. There was a paved trail across the street from my house, and I could get to the Officer’s Club in a mile and a half, turn around, run back, and be home within 30 minutes. OverContinue reading “When Did I Make Running SO Complicated?”

Hosting Japanese Students

Last fall, I had the privilege to meet the owner of Hello World Okinawa (学校・教育団体向けまちなか留学 | まちなか留学 ハローワールド | 沖縄の県内留学 (hello-world.city), and I upon his request, I immediately let him know that we would be delighted to host Japanese students in our home. Getting set up to be a host family was simple. Someone fromContinue reading “Hosting Japanese Students”