Wishbone Luck

I’ve always wanted to be a superhero.  But I thought I needed a talisman. Superheroes always have something. For me, the Socks carried the initial magic and were the inspiration for the Sock Series.  But I think Lucy had it right all along. “Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it […]

So you need a coach?

“I can follow a recipe,” I tell them. I’m not auditioning for a restaurant.  I’m talking about my ability to follow a plan. And I’m looking for a personal coach. “I believe your FTP is close to 150 – don’t panic!” my new coach writes. Me panic?  I’m not panicking.  I knew exactly what my power was. […]

Be Optimistic

Rocky Mountain Endurance Series Race #4:  Marathon racers have a choice between the 100 or 68 mile race.  The 100 mile race is on the National Endurance Series calendar and is billed as the hardest 100 miler in the country.  I selected the 68 and can honestly say it’s the hardest race I’ve ever done […]

More than a pair of Socks

RME – Battle of the Bear:  It was the third race in the series, a redo from the original day that got rained out.  We originally started in a downpour, then they called the race off.  The redo was hot, dry, with ominous clouds threatening over the mountains. I shot to the front and had a […]