Wild Greg and I have many things in common, but our sense of adventure is NOT one of them. On the ‘cautious-to-adventurous scale’, I fall well toward the cautious end, whereas he seems to intend to die in some happy accident. Still, I am convinced he would rather I not die a horrible death. […]
If you are looking for an event where you can run at whatever pace is comfortable for you and still have just as much chance of winning as the fast runners, this is it. For this race relay, the Boise Y-Striders Turkey Trot, there are teams of 4 persons. Each member of the team gives […]
If you are like me, your running paths include a lot of public government roads, which seem to all be categorized as “highways” in the Idaho State Code. Activity on all government roads is subject to state law, unless the roads are under city jurisdiction. County highway districts function under the Idaho Transportation Department. I […]
I’m afraid of moving vehicles, including the ones I’m powering. Still, I like to ride my bicycle and I thought it would give me some confidence on the road if I actually knew the laws for riding my bike on the road. I expected it to be overwhelming, given the propensity of lawmakers to make […]
If it had been a little warmer, Jackson would have been a nearly perfect town to run around in with bare feet that morning. The roads and paths were asphalt well within my comfort zone for longer distances. Also, there were wide bike pathways throughout town, without more than an occasional bike, so there was lots […]
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Melody’s Life Savings
No one wants to hear that their child is sick - and the word 'cancer' is even worse. Written by her mother, Melody's Life Savings is the true story of the family's journey together during the illness and the impact of Melody's small legacy. Excerpts from Melody's journals and personal correspondence are included.