Crossed off bucket list today: 1) Hot air balloon ride. 2) Hanging with elites Desi Davila, @JoshCox, Ben Collins, Scott Jurek & @JenFletchTri. Done and done.

Crossed off bucket list today: 1) Hot air balloon ride. 2) Hanging with elites Desi Davila, @JoshCox, Ben Collins, Scott Jurek & @JenFletchTri. Done and done.

If I made the rules, high-fives would be mandatory near the finish line. 

If I made the rules, high-fives would be mandatory near the finish line. 

Preview the course - and my commentary - for Saturday’s @Garmin #Marathon. Both are fast and flat.

Ready to rock around the Parkway! #argyleelvis

Ready to rock around the Parkway! #argyleelvis

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Happy 95th Birthday to my amazing grandma, Bernita Grimm! A lifelong teacher and traveler, she inspired my love of education and exploration. And it seems everyone she’s ever met quickly became a treasured friend that she can easily recall years (or decades) later. I can only hope to leave such an imprint, and I thank for her pointing so many of us in the right direction.

Perfect day for 7 miles to break in new kicks! I’ll be easy to spot at Rock the Parkway half next week.

Perfect day for 7 miles to break in new kicks! I’ll be easy to spot at Rock the Parkway half next week.

Meet Truman, our weekend house guest. He likes running laps, exploring the yard and standing on two feet.

Meet Truman, our weekend house guest. He likes running laps, exploring the yard and standing on two feet.

Love the connected features in our new bike devices. File under “stuff I’d buy even if I weren’t an employee.”

Sneaky Easter Bunny’s skills are no match for stylish Gavin’s. Next I’ll have him find everything I’ve lost around our house.

Sneaky Easter Bunny’s skills are no match for stylish Gavin’s. Next I’ll have him find everything I’ve lost around our house.

11 miles, 88 minutes, ideal weather, great conversation. Now bring on the chocolate.

11 miles, 88 minutes, ideal weather, great conversation. Now bring on the chocolate.