The World Championships in Doha, Qatar, have been plagued by pathetic attendance.
Jim Hunt, a great coach at Humboldt State, died recently. He was associated with a must-see video, The Harriers. …To your life list, add a visit to Eureka, Arcata, and the awesome park-redwood forest behind Humboldt. And run on the long, lonely spit in Eureka, especially on a foggy morning. (Most mornings are foggy.)
We’re weekending in Oakridge, about midpoint on the Oregon Timber Trail. It’s considered the mountain biker equivalent of the PCT. Interesting, eh?
We’re staying at the Oakridge Lodge. Very nice. 85% of their customers are mountain bikers.
NBC News’ Climate Confessions. …Do you know anyone, including politicians, who live actually walk the walk, don’t drive, don’t fly, strict vegans…? I don’t.
The Biggest Problem With the American Diet. We have apple trees. We eat plenty and sauce a lot. Oddly, aside from the mission, there are only a few friends and neighbors who want free apples.
Orcas Island. We love it.
Lotsa rain. Too much to go outside and play.
Instead I read Malcolm Gladwell’s Talking to Strangers. Terrific.