Go where most don’t, you’ll be rewarded.
|Grand Traverse of Baxter Park|
When you run a certain race enough times, you look forward to the little things.
|Moose at the Mid-Winter 10 Mile Classic – that is Hard Core in Maineglish|
Never miss an opportunity for a beauty break…
|Daicey Pond, Baxter State Park|
…or to skinny dip with friends in northern Maine in March.
|Yeah, it was cold, but totally worth it.|
Trust your crazy ideas, they just might take off (here’s to you Fatty, you sure know how to get us to do crazy stuff to fight cancer).
|I rode 100 miles on my trainer. 5 days before a marathon. Yup, I am a nimrod, and I am doing it again!|
Caratunk has superwomen.
|Beth and I, Sugarloaf Marathon, my favorite marathon.|
Nothing is better than getting greeted by a friend after a cold 16 mile run.
|Bailey greeting me after one of my colder training runs.|
When you get the opportunity to do the right thing, even if it seems small, do it.
If you can’t get into an ice bath, take a stream bath. The effects are similar, except your mind recovers more than your legs.
|My private pool|
Riding with friends is awesome.
|Scouting Timberman bike course|
Being at an Ironman start is hands down one of the most exciting things I have experienced. Ever.
|Ironman Lake Placid swim start|
I am glad I took the left.
|Crossroads – left means Ironman, right means…something else.|
206 days until Ironman Lake Placid!!!
|It was worth standing in line, right Jon?|
Meat beaters after an 80 mile ride are a sign of love and support.
|My 87 year old grandmother, still there cheering me on!|
Patience is a virtue.
|I have a hard time waiting to recover after a race, Bailey is all about waiting.|
We are pretty small in the scheme of things.
|Hamlin ridge, Baxter State Park|
Getting up at 3am and climbing a mountain in the dark in order to summit before everyone else – totally worth it.
|Katahdin, looking toward Pamola Peak, Baxter Park Maine|
Sometimes you have to get really close to something to feel its power.
|John and I, Grand Falls, Dead River|
|Me and Pop|
|I am on Team Trakkers!! YEAH YEAH YEAH!|
Be thankful for all of your gifts…
|Nana under ware and all|
Wishing you all a safe and Happy New Year!