Going to eleven

In this famous scene from the mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap, the character Nigel Tufnel is showing off his Marshall guitar amplifiers, and points out that the control knobs all go to setting Eleven. When challenged by the director on why he just doesn’t follow the usual convention of One to Ten, and make Ten…

Tiger socks

When I was a young, my parents asked me to look through the Sears catalogue and pick out gift ideas to put on my Christmas list.  (For you Gen Y’ers, a catalogue is like a website, only much heavier and harder to rip.)  My earliest memory of this ritual was at age 5, when I…

What’s next

I’ve had quite a week… 7 days to reflect on the marathon finish and the process leading up to it. I learned a lot about running and a lot about myself. I also learned that the blog has been a trigger for many of you to motivate yourselves into a new fitness routine, or to…

Walk like the wind

It’s been a long journey and I’ve learned a few things That’s what a fundraising marathon brings I learned I’d go further than ever before I learned even then I could go a little bit more Up to 20 miles in my Nikes I ran Then I learned that I’m actually not Superman I learned…