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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…

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…

I hate running

I Hate Running

I hate running, three to four times a week if I have time. I hated it yesterday for a little…

Joe Calls It A Day

My dad, Joe, retires today, after 41 years of work at one company and about two years of worrying if…

us vs us

Us vs. Us

Last Saturday morning, while most of us were asleep, Kilian Jornet and Jason Schlarb decided to run across the Hardrock…

The Value Of Just Going

Last Saturday afternoon, I was about to nod off in the passenger seat of my friend Mitsu’s car while we…

9 easy ways to not be a dick

9 Easy Ways To Not Be A Dick

1. Say “thank you.” 2. Don’t urinate on toilet seats. 3. When driving in traffic, waiting in line, or waiting…

F*&# Busy.

Alastair Humphreys, writer and adventurer on both macro and micro levels, just came out with a new book called Grand…

Video: Frank and the Tower

I’m overjoyed to share this film, and the guy in it, with everyone this week. Three friends—Forest Woodward, Fitz Cahall,…

Finding A Way

Jim Harris can walk again—which is a big deal because a little over six months ago he was paralyzed from…

Considering Gratitude

Mike and I arrived at Lincoln Falls to see a dozen people spread across the base of the routes, and…

How To Go To The Gym

Hans Florine has climbed The Nose on El Cap damn near 100 times, and in 2012 set the speed record…

The Benefits Of Discomfort

About a year ago, psychologist and author Kelly McGonigal gave a TED Talk on “How to Make Stress Your Friend,”…