Finding Balance 2020, General

Next steps in the blog

It’s that time of year again to look back at 2020 and start reflecting on things. In the coming days I’ll be posting my traditional biking, running, and overall reflection posts. However, I wanted to take a little bit of time today to talk about what I think the blog will look like next year. […]

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Finding-My-Best-Life-2019, General

Some scheduled blog neglect

You may have noticed that there was no product review this week. That’s because there’s going to be a little bit of blog neglect through the month of September. It’s been a crazy end of August as well, but some of that will be leading in to more content. One of the big changes at […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

The blog in 2018

Three years ago I embarked on a journey. I decided to start blogging on a daily basis, and for the most part, I’ve kept that up for three years. It’s been an amazing journey, and a phenomenal challenge. However, it’s also been a bit of a struggle as of late. Trying to keep my mind […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

The big 1000

I know that I should probably post something here about the current DACA mess, but I feel like a lot of people I know, are already saying what I would say. Therefore, I’m going to take this day’s blog to celebrate a milestone here at Second Runnings, the 1,000th post. Post number 1,000 was actually […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

To be political or not

One of the things that I’ve always strived for on my blog is to try and avoid politics as much as I can. I felt it was always best to keep my political views to myself when sharing in a public forum. I’ve often found when sharing my views on Facebook it tends to lead […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Blog template update

I decided to update the template for the blog today, despite still not being able to access the Twenty Seventeen theme. My practice in years past was to update to the new yearly default WordPress theme each year before the new year rolled over. This year the upgrade to Twenty Seventeen is dependent upon WordPress […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Welcome to 2017!

It’s a new year, and that means it’s time to start this new year of daily blogging out right. Last year I was very proud of myself for getting something posted every single day. One of the things that helped was to write my entries the day before, and then schedule them to go live first […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

This blogging thing

I’ve been blogging on and off for many years. First, at my old blog called Boolah, and then here on Second Runnings. Sometimes I would go months between blog posts, until last year when I started this daily blogging discipline. The adventure in doing things that are new and exciting, is that sometimes other people […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

New year… new theme

To kick off the new year I’ve changed the theme of the blog. My usual trend is to customize the default theme for the year. Last year was Twenty Fifteen, so this year is Twenty Sixteen. I don’t do much customization beyond just changing the colors and such, but it’s a fun little exercise each […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Create-a-thon 2015

This week marks the end of my goal to create something every single day of 2015. Although I’ve been late a couple of times throughout the year, I have managed to create a blog entry of some fashion for every single day. I knew I was a bit worried when I started that I would […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Create-a-thon checkin

I’m quickly approaching 75% completion of my goal of blogging every single day of 2015. It’s been an interesting experience so far, and for the most part I’ve managed to hold to the discipline. I’ve been able to put together a lot of posts on photography, beer, video games, and tons of posts on running. […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Paying it forward

So this morning I got a ping on Twitter that another blogger had nominated me for a Liebster Award. At first I thought, “Huh? What the heck is this, some kind of spam?” I then went to the site of the person who nominated me and found that in fact it’s one of those games […]

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