Get On With It

Writing and drawings about work, family and the stuff in-between

Tag: running

  • I just remembered that running is important to me

    I just remembered that running is important to me

    Things have been feeling better recently. I’ve been in a better mood, I’m looking after myself better, I’m handling the stress of our house renovation better, I’m more present with my wife. What gives?

  • What running has taught me about ups and downs

    What running has taught me about ups and downs

    The beauty of running is that the highs and lows can be celebrated almost equally. Can not the same be true for how you feel about yourself and the mistakes you make?

  • First race in six years

    First race in six years

    For the last ten years, running has been my primary source of exercise and one of the things that I do no matter what (i.e., running in the rain). I’ve participated in at least one or more races every year during the last ten years, but 2020 was an exception, unsurprisingly. I’m hoping to get […]

  • Beautiful ruin

    Beautiful ruin

    Pictures of a beautiful and kind of scary ruin I discovered on a recent run.

  • What I learned last week (#70)

    What I learned last week (#70)

    Learned last week: Make more art, how governments pay for debt (they don’t), pirates on the highways, and more!

  • The rainbow

    The rainbow

    This week I saw the biggest, fullest, brightest rainbow I’d ever seen. It was a proper half circle, with none of those slightly weak colored gaps in it that you usually see in rainbows. Full color all the way around. It was at the end of my run that it appeared, and I had to […]

  • Not yet

    Not yet

    I’ve really started to enjoy the short time I get at the mid-point of my run, looking out at the well-attended graves. “Not me,” I think to myself, “not yet.” It’s my own memento mori.

  • What I learned last week (#49)

    What I learned last week (#49)

    Learned last week: A guide to the impeachment saga, tips for reducing distraction, the burrito rant, and more.