In what is becoming a personal tradition, I am in Spokane today to visit the creative writing class taught by Dori Whitford at Mead High School. Dori, who doubles as the women’s cross country coach, became a fan when Finishing Kick first came out in Running Times. She sent an email to let me know what […]
If you’ve read my books, you already know that I share a portion of the proceeds for both running books with local (defined loosely – we’re rural, so local can be a hundred miles away or more) high school cross country programs. The first check went to Clarkston High School. The kids there are awesome […]
while you wait for a post of some substance. These folks, Pentatonix, are a family favorite. They also have a new Christmas album coming out any day now. After this song is done, take a listen to Little Drummer Boy or Carol of the Bells. They’ll blow you away.
Traipsing over to Clarkston for the Seaport Invite today. Coach Denton always sets up and runs a nice race and I like the course, but this meet will be a bit sad. For the first time in nearly a decade, I won’t be working as a volunteer at the Invite. I’ve acted as timer – apparently my right thumb […]
I’ve had a tremendous amount of fun writing the books and one of the promises I made was that I would share some of the proceeds. It makes sense to do it quarterly, at least from an accounting standpoint. I closed out the books last night and wrote the first check. Since I wrote the […]