Thirty-Four

As of yesterday I’m 34. I thought I’d write a few things about what’s going on in life right now so I can look back at how life was at 34. I wrote this post here a little, there a little, so it’s rather random and needs some re-formatting but who has time for that? Facts: Life is made up of family, work and faith. Family is good. After nine years of being a dad, I’m definitely still trying to figure it out. I do good sometimes and poorly others. I’ve learned that raising good kids is all about consistency, …

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Marathon? Check.

One of the items on my bucket list has been to run a marathon. On Pioneer Day this year (July 24th), I was able to run the Deseret News Marathon in Salt Lake. Here are some highlights. I trained by running mostly just on Saturdays, doing long runs while Anders rode his bike along side me. He’s a champ. The longest I ran before the marathon was 18 miles. I tried running longer but had all kinds of pains and didn’t want to be injured for the race. I didn’t really ever run during the week. Because running is hard. …

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