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Homebrew goo: Make your own energy gel in 10 minutes

A confession: I actually like energy gels. For real.

While it’s very in to hate on the taste of gels in favor of quinoa/hummus/kale/lawn clipping balls, I’ve never turned up my nose at some good, old-fashioned fakery to keep me going on the trail – unless it’s coffee-flavored in anyway. 827 more words

Trail Running

Growing Old is Mandatory

Nope, I haven’t forgotten this blog. I’ve been busy…. very busy working, meeting friends, celebrating birthdays, sorting out bills to pay, responding to emails and text messages from relatives around the globe.  106 more words

Black And White

I <3 Haggis!

On Wednesdays, Betty plays golf and then has dinner at the clubhouse, leaving Doug at home. On Tuesday, she said to us, “what’ll you be wanting for your tea* tomorrow?” (*Tea is dinner/supper). 183 more words


Matsu-hip Hip Hooray

Restaurant reviews are tricky. You need to eat a wide variety of items off the menu and to do that at a place like Matsuhisa in Aspen, you need some extra cash and, preferably, an in with someone in the kitchen.* I had an in already and was just waiting for my cash flow to upgrade from its usual leaky faucet status. 1,323 more words


Friday Night BBQ

On Friday night, Doug, Betty, and I had dinner with their friends Trish and Michael. We had a wonderful barbecue and got very, very drunk. It wasn’t intentional, it just sort of happened. 264 more words


Adventure! Part 2: Isle of Withorn

This post is part of a series about the adventure I went on with Doug and Betty.

After leaving the Bladnoch Distillery, we drove on. 381 more words


Welcome to Scotland!

Doug and I watched the opening ceremonies of the commonwealth games. The whole message was “welcome to Glasgow; welcome to Scotland!” and I felt as though it was talking directly to me. 107 more words