Me, in the white shorts, 1977

Pain Cave. (Where is it?)

I was fast once. Really fast. Really fast at much shorter distances, like 400 meters. Now I’m 55 years old. I ran …

Mt. Williamson, peak

The Happy Hill

The Happy Hill. Halfway down Mt. Williamson I passed a little kid hiking up with his family. “Is the hill happy or …

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Zane Grey 50 Race Report

Payson, Arizona. I’m always surprised by the the beauty of Arizona. What comes to mind when I think of the state are …

Cooking Heroin, Echo Park

18 Years

Once upon a time, I drank a little bit too much liquor and used a little bit too much drugs. 1997. I …

Salton Sea, 2004

Slow the Fuck Down

The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody …

Salton Sea Stop

Running with Aspergers, Pt 2

A few weeks before Black Canyon 100K, race director Jamil Coury let me know that they’d extended the cut-off to 18 hours, …