Several years ago I began writing for a company in Tennessee that was founded by world-renowned writer Alex Haley, author of “Roots”, “The Autobiography of Malcom X”, and “Queen”. At the time I didn’t know he was related to the company. I just liked the fact that I was regularly assigned interesting stories about cool […]
After 3 years and 3,000 miles of riding I have finally customized my Fuji Nevada 1.7 mountain bike to fit my daily riding needs. My modifications include a rack and panniers, flat pedals, comfort grips, lights, a phone mount, shorter stem, a water bottle cage and bike lock.
1.2 mile swim, 60 mile bicycle ride, 13.1 mile run I awoke at 4 am this past Friday thought to myself “I am ready to do another long triathlon.” It had been 9 months since my open heart bypass surgery and I was feeling great. Each morning for the past few weeks I would wake […]
Wow, that was 26.2 miles of fun. Challenging, difficult, time-consuming, painful? Yes. But in the end, I had a GREAT time. I was SO happy to be alive and able to physically able to run the OKC Marathon. 26.2 miles. I was a bit slower than last year, but hey, I had open heart surgery […]
In my first trip to fly into the back country landing strips of Idaho in my Maule M7-235C airplane, I met a 30,000 hour pilot whose career spanned everything from Constellations to Boeing 727’s to DC-3’s and bush airplanes. He was camped near my son and I at Johnson Creek Airport near Yellow Pine, Idaho. […]