Monthly Archives: August 2012

Pushing My Boundaries

A small branch of manzanita, growing over an old dead log in Bryce Canyon.

In the last couple years, I’ve noticed a change in my approach to life. For several years, I was largely content to just coast along in most areas of my life, living by the philosophy of “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But recently I started making choices that pushed my boundaries, doing things that were new to me or outside my comfort zone. Read more »

Amateur Radio: On Acting Like Professionals

I felt compelled to write this post after a recent experience I had volunteering for the Kat’cina Mosa 100K Mountain Run. I was one of the two radio operators for Aid Station 3. The race is a 100 Kilometer Mountain Run, that starts at 3 AM, and runs for nearly 24 hours. Aid Station 3 is early in the course, and the first runners reach it 2-3 hours after the start of the race. Read more »