Ironman, Shmironman: New Zealand’s Coast to Coast World Multisport Championship

This is THE weekend. As I’m writing this, the countdown clock for the start of the Coast to Coast is down to 2 hours something. It starts on Friday, Feb. 7. Today is Thursday, Feb. 6. So it starts in … Continue reading

10…9…8…7…6…5: Countdown to Book Launch

The Flying Burgowski asked, “Who hasn’t yearned to fly?” Book Two, Headlands, asked, “What if someone hated you just for who you were?” And now, Book Three, Altitude, has this to say: “To thine own self be true? Yeah, right.” … Continue reading

Fighting Fire With Obliviousness: When One Person’s Disaster is Another’s Inconvenience

If I’m dying of heat stroke while you’re reading this, don’t feel sorry for me. I died in full, happy understanding that it was MY choice to go backpacking where the forecast called for 99-degree days. I’m not here (again). … Continue reading