Quitting

This particular topic has been on my mind enough to finally sit down and write up my thoughts and see what you all have to say. But first let me preface: Community… Being a blogger has its advantages. One of those is to be a part of a community of groovy like-minded outdoorsy parents from all over the continent who …

Postcards from Real Life: 99 Days

99 days. That’s what I’ve got left to prepare for the Tough Mudder in Charlotte. That seems like a big enough number right? But this is an intense race and not to be taken lightly. And it is entirely out of my league in terms of any physical challenge I’ve taken on before… which is exactly why I’m doing it. …

Aftermath of an Accident

So last time I gave you the break-down on how I ended up with a mangled toe at Zapata Falls. This time I thought it would be worth a Granola Talk discussion on accidents, responsibility, and common courtesy. First though, let me brief you on life since the “toe” incident… The post-break blues… Initially, after consultation with my foot guy …