friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 87

“Think about it: At my age, I should be sitting at home doing my knitting.” (Video) “It’s the same journey…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 86

“It’s not a blank wall, painted white. The neighborhood, to me, has flavor.” Great essay on the “uselessness” of things…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 85

Shout out to grandmas: Ibuprofen may be bad for endurance athletes. Photos of life under freeway overpasses. Self-control helped this…

20 alex honnold facts

20 Alex Honnold Facts

Perhaps you have read about Alex Honnold’s groundbreaking ropeless climb of El Capitan on June 3. Here are a few…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 84

NYC + skateboards + jazz horn: Ben Folds composes a song for the National Symphony Orchestra (with lyrics read from…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 83

Here’s a 2-minute aerial tour of some Moroccan scenery: Is it hot? Check the Dogmometer. Holy interchange. Rafa Ortiz hucks…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 80

Can’t stop watching … not sure what’s going on here A Selection of the 30 Most Disappointing Under 30 “……

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 79

Interesting piece of property they got down there near the Salton Sea: “I don’t really have a ‘process,’ per se,…

Dear Dogs:

Dear dogs: I’m sure you get this a lot, but I’m a big fan. I’ve been watching you for a…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 78

A very worthwhile 2.5 minutes of Grand Canyon timelapses: Don’t Spend Your Life Making Up Your Mind Eulogy for a…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 76

A little video about family: A librarian on Little Free Libraries: “There was something that kind of irked me about…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 75

I caught this film last weekend at the 5Point Film Festival and loved it: BridesThrowingCats.com: created by “a guy from…

I believe in inertia

I Believe In Inertia

It happened again yesterday, like it always does, about three-quarters of the way through my run: I started to try…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 73

Johnnie Jameson is doing life right: Do ultrarunners have an increased pain tolerance? I had a blast talking to Kristin…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 72

“Burrito safety is no joke” —your friends at Outdoor Research “As a writer, being as condescending and patronizing to your…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 70

If you’ve skied, you’ve probably relied on Jim Niehues’ work, whether you knew it or not. Here, the new Valerie…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 69

“To my fellow creators, I say: keep creating. Keep doing the work. And never forget, you don’t have to listen…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 68

Oregon, through infrared cameras: “You check email, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram… And by the time you’ve done all that, it’s…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 67

“This day-glo Stonehenge is meant to represent human presence in the desert.” “We’re more like one in 400 than one…

Life, In 7 Charts

I post a few sketches a week on my Instagram account, and got to thinking and drawing about life this…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 66

“Browsing on the internet I found a few people that are keeping themselves busy with personal projects on a daily…

my favorite adventure books

My Favorite Adventure Books

This isn’t necessarily one of those “Best Adventure Books Ever Written” lists—just a list of a few books I have…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 65

Take 97 seconds and enjoy this: Good news for the environment, terrible news for the 935 Navajo Nation jobs that…

wind you jerk

Wind, You Jerk

My friend Jayson and I were out trail running on Saturday, for long stretches exposed to a 50 mph wind.…

friday inspiration

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 63

It’s OK to want to go skiing: Illustrator Toby Morris covers 11 species of “Creatures of the Comments.” Check out…