Category Archives: running

On Scarcity and the Overabundance of Food

Our food supply is abundant and access to it is unguarded, unbounded. This is not our natural state and promotes poor health and disease. We are forced to rely on mindfulness to overcome millions of years of evolutionary tendency towards eating whatever is a a available without hesitation. We buy too much food to make […]

Switching gears when the training isn’t working

Six weeks into training for the half marathon and it’s just not working. Both Minette and I are getting over tired after the long runs and have realized that we have ramped up too fast. Neither of us are fit enough right now to do the training without hurting ourselves and getting sick. We are […]

runs with pelicans

This morning’s 7mi run is the end of week 5 or so of half-marathon training with Minette in the build up to the Santa Barbara International Marathon on November 10. We run through Santa Barbara Shores Park down to the beach. With the tide high the usual suspects (curlews, snowy plovers, black-bellied plovers, mallards, black […]