General

Parenting adults

Now that all of my kids are adults, parenting takes on a different feeling. Gone are the days when you’re scolding or cajoling because someone didn’t clean their room. The relationship takes a different shape. One where you’re often called upon to give advice, or share insight. It’s a welcome change from the times when […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Blacklist Artisan Ales

This past weekend, while in Duluth for a race, I took a brief break in the action to stop by the newest taproom on the North Shore, Blacklist Artisan Ales. I only had about 45 minutes between activities, and so we walked down Superior Street for a quick taste of what they had to offer. […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

2017 Grand Traverse 16 mile

Last year, the wife and I did a spur of the moment race up on the north shore called Grand Traverse. This is a low-key event with four different distances (27, 21, 16, 10), that runs along the Superior Hiking Trail from Jay Cooke State Park to Fitgers Brewhouse. It’s a small event, but it’s […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Hoops Brewing

This weekend we’re up north again, and I had the opportunity to check out the newest taproom in Duluth, MN; Hoops Brewing. The ownership of this brewery has a pedigree with Fitger’s in Duluth, and so I was excited to see what they had to offer. We called ahead to Grizzly’s Woodfire Grill across the […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

Duluth at night

We’re up on the North Shore tonight to help out with the Voyager 50 tomorrow, and to do some hiking on the southern part of the Superior Hiking Trail. We had dinner tonight in Canal Park, and so I took a shot of the city at night, and then did a little bit of manipulation […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Twas the night before…

Made it to Duluth this afternoon for our alternate hotel plans for the weekend. I’m getting myself mentally ready for the big race tomorrow, while watching the live results trickle in about people I know running the 100 mile race. The weather is perfect, so I’m looking forward to that tomorrow. But, the overall anxiety […]

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