Un-Social Month

For the month of November I’m taking a social sabbatical. I’ll be quietly ignoring as much Facebook as possible, avoiding reTweeting anything, minimizing my Instagram life, and generally doing some non-technical things. I might do a few serious blog posts, but only if it’s got some weighty heft about something I want to record: like telling you about this awesome book I’m reading, or posting photos from some crazy adventure. But otherwise, nothing for November. Quiet. Still. Nada. And then… well… full steam ahead in December with my annual blog-a-day month. Until then….

1 Nov 02017 | blogger

featured | opinions & venting | watching & listening 

25 Oct 02017 | 2 minutes of your time

Podcasts are a double edged sword. And I’ll never quit them entirely.

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city & culture | photography 

24 Oct 02017 | 2 minutes of your time

Me, just posting more clips here and there of some of the better stuff.

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photography | running 

23 Oct 02017 | a few seconds of your time

Some random footage of the Sunday running crew down in the trails.

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photography | running 

23 Oct 02017 | a few seconds of your time

Some random footage of me running with Claire and my new camera in hand.

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city & culture | photography 

23 Oct 02017 | a few seconds of your time

I bought that new GoPro Hero6 and I wanted to try out my new camera.

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featured | photography 

18 Oct 02017 | 3 minutes of your time

A confluence of vacation speculation and a modest financial windfall leads me to ponder a technology upgrade.

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This Used to Be a Running Blog…

…among other things. It has become increasingly clear that I’ve fallen off the running wagon this year. On Saturday I watched on the socials as dozens of my friends ran around the city and province, training and racing in events including five klick fundraisers, long training runs, late-evening party races, favourite mountain events, and even an epic ultra marathon trail run. I ate pizza and wandered around the science centre. Albeit it was my only daughter’s tenth birthday party and I was playing the role of the good dad, but I didn’t even go out for a modest morning jog on Saturday. It didn’t even cross my mind. I tell myself over and over and over that “I’m gonna pick it up” again soon, get back into some serious training and maybe even some serious distance… but there is a motivational element that isn’t clicking these days. It used to be that I wrote about it, ran it, and then wrote about it some more. Maybe that was it? Stay tuned, I guess… this slump can’t last forever.

25 Sep 02017 | asides & shorts | running
Less and less with each passing month.
a sums & pieces for 25 Sep 02017
Practically speaking? Because there is an inverse relationship between how much fun something is to how much someone will pay you to do it.
a sums & pieces for 24 Sep 02017
According to me, their time and love. According to Claire, an iPad.
a sums & pieces for 23 Sep 02017
Teaching the skills of dealing with life's hard realities by finding a balance between supporting too much and supporting too little.
a sums & pieces for 22 Sep 02017

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