The challenge of 2020

8 a.m.  Saturday 25th July, 2020.  A warm, cloudy, humid morning with a forecast of mixed sunshine and showers.  I was feeling happy.  I was feeling confident.  I was about to start running the entire length of the Sandstone Trail, 55 kilometres in length, 1,268 metres of ascent; an undulating path following sandstone ridges, madeContinue reading “The challenge of 2020”

When plans have to change…

It often appears that no goal is ever possible without meeting with a ton of obstacles and challenges along the way. I’ve read about many people who’ve had a dream, but whose plans were thrown into chaos. It seems to me that adopting a positive attitude toward failed plans is an important quality; successful peopleContinue reading “When plans have to change…”

When life gives you lemons… or a pandemic!

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to share my thoughts in this blog. I was hoping to recount my experiences in order, but feel this is a good time to drop in a random post, which actually calls on a lot of my previous experiences. So I guess these coping mechanisms have becomeContinue reading “When life gives you lemons… or a pandemic!”