The Scotches of 2019

Good lord, I can’t believe I started this year with a list of goals and I completely neglected scotch! What has become of me?

The Year That Could Be

Now that 2018 has been filed away under things of the past, it’s time to look to the future and what it could be. More specifically, it’s time for me to write down the things I want to achieve before the clock ushers in yet another new year.

The Year That Was

Considering everything that has dominated the headlines around the world this year, one might best describe 2018 as a glorious dumpster fire fueled by the antics of an orange bloviating toddler and those who would emulate his example (or at least be emboldened by it). And yet, despite all of the awful things we’ve read…

The Year That Could Be

I spent the better part of yesterday wandering around London – because that’s what one does when they are on vacation with no set plans. Given that my normal day-to-day revolves around a very scheduled calendar and the bing of emails as they cascade relentlessly into my inbox, I’m thinking that my return to the real world…

The Year That Was

Well, for all of its ups and downs, its highs and lows, that was 2017. It was a weird year that I’m honestly struggling to reconcile. Normally these end-of-year posts write themselves, but this year was extraordinary – and not always for good reasons.

The Year That Could Be

Out with the old, in with the new. Having spent some time pondering the year that was 2015, I think it’s time to move on, time to look forward to the new year and the possibilities it provides. In other words, it’s time to make a list of goals I’d like to achieve this year.

Because 2015 Is The New 2014

Rick and I are still enjoying the comforts of our fancy-pants hotel in Kathmandu. We’ve just finished eating breakfast in bed (because fancy-pants hotel), and are contemplating venturing out to wander the streets of the Thamel district to get some delicious coffee from Himalayan Java. It’s a rough life, but someone has to live it.

28 Down 62 To Go

Week four of the 90 Day Fitness Challenge was trying; very trying. It started off filled with good intentions and kick-ass energy, but then life decided to get in the way and that all changed. Initially I was worried that work was going to be the main challenge – what with three major events this week….

Goals For 2013

Being a man who likes lists, it should probably come as no surprise that I’ve decided to set up a list of things1 I’d like to accomplish in 2013. Some of the goals are on the list because I didn’t quite meet them in 2012. Some of the goals are exactly the same as other…


Remember back in the old-time-y days of May? You know – May; when the sky was blue, and the birds were chirping, and the sun was shining, and the days were long, and the air was warm, and I decided to add something crazy to my Not-So-Bucket-List list? Those were good days, no? Apparently this weekend…

A New Goal

Yesterday while running something crossed my mind. Specifically, I thought wow, I’ve run a lot of half marathons this year. And then I wondered how many half marathons have I run? More specifically, how many runs have I completed that are longer than 21.1 kilometers? After that, of course, I wondered would I be able…

Happy 2011.5

As of noon today, half of the year has passed. That’s right folks – we’re on the downhill side of 2011. Anyway, I figured that this would be a good time to reflect on my goals. Specifically, I wanted to figure out how I was doing in terms of the athletic goals I had set…