8 ways Tradespeople are Overlooked

I never, ever thought that I would end up working in the trades like ever. But I have been for a while now and it’s actually pretty cool. I know that there is a pervasive dismissiveness among many people still that someone is “just a plumber.” We’re also treated like that a pretty good part... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 164

We live in a place and do the kind of work that reveals to me the power of nature all the time. Even after all these years the power of a good storm can still leave me in awe. This week our rain day turned in to a non-sheduled storm. Not a huge one but... Continue Reading →

Returning to a Running Plan

Tis' a weird time to be a runner isn’t it? It turns out it really is going to be a whole year without racing. Our favorite family reindeer run is canceled this year too. Sad face. Personally I took the summer to focus on other things like work and growing a new business which went... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 163

Things are always changing and staying the same. Recently I had to drive about 4 hours to pick up a load of siding which wasn’t great but if was for our house, so it stung a bit less. But the drive took me down a road that’s full of childhood memories for me. That road... Continue Reading →

How to Reframe Diet Culture

Even though this blog could be classified as health and wellness I try not to focus on dieting too often. Why is that? There are way more clicks in ‘losing belly fat’ rather than ‘taking up a sustainable fitness routine’. Well I’m not a nutritionist and focusing on the minutia of metabolism which I do... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 162

Confession time... I talk too much in a lot of situations. That also might be the understatement of the century. I talk to fill a silence, I talk a problem past the point of a solution, I say things that should only be thoughts and I talk when I should be listening. Really it's a... Continue Reading →

The Science of Hitting the Wall

We’ve all heard about it, many of us have seen it happen on race day and we might have even experienced it at one point. Whether you call it boinking, tapping out or hitting the wall it’s something most athletes are aware of. I feel like it has happened to me years ago on the... Continue Reading →

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