Monthly Archives: May 2011

BKL Mountain Biking at Burke’s Kingdom Trails

I had the privilege of celebrating Memorial Day with a great trail ride yesterday among the BKL kids at East Burke’s Kingdom Trails. We had seven kids along with Hannah, Susan, myself and John Gillott and were briefly joined by … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Craftsbury

As I return to Craftsbury for my second summer, and delve deeper into a set training routine, I am reminded of why this is such a great place to train and live. First off and most importantly for a big … Continue reading

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High style

Returnee gifts this year from Headsweats. Want one of these myself!

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Hello, I Must Be Going

For the fifth summer in a row, I am about to pack the car with running and rowing kit, load up my dog Towhee and trek 3000 miles from Portland to Craftsbury. Figuring out what to take along for 3.5 … Continue reading

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Trail Love

After thousands of miles on roads and tracks, I’ve definitely been there and done that. With the T-shirts and medals to show for it. These days, I’ll run on the roads if that’s my only option. When I’m at Craftsbury … Continue reading

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Just about made it…

After all the flooding, maintenance was hard at it getting the fitness room rehabbed in time for sculling season, and we’re just about there. New carpet in today. We went round and round on what to put on the floor, … Continue reading

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Gardening and Migratory Returns

  Hannah and Anna were out working in the pie garden on a nice, sunny day. Not much is growing yet, but they’re getting things in the ground. In addition to new growth around campus, we’re seeing the return of … Continue reading

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Motivation

I get asked about motivation more than just about anything else. What to do when it’s lacking? Where to find it? How to keep it? My basic answer is always, “Don’t wait for motivation. If you do, you’ll never get … Continue reading

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