Author Archives: Joe Johnson

Fun Projects

I’m going back to structured updates.  Each time I think I can wing it I forget to write for at least a year.  Not ideal if you are trying to channel some time of creative energy and stay a little … Continue reading

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A New Start on an Old Problem

So, here we ere again.  I’m not going to post some simple update full of hope and false promises.  I really did believe that I was going to start writing more and more when I posted the last few times.  … Continue reading

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Where Did That Year Go?!?

It’s been a while. It’s been a long while filled with surgery, backsliding, and loss of focus and drive. That’s okay. These things happen. It has also been a long while filled with struggling through some really fun races. See … Continue reading

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Gall Bladders Suck

As soon as I posted that I was back I disappeared again.  So what the heck happened?  The last time I was here I was talking about how I was going to get back into the game and we were … Continue reading

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Rugged Maniac 2015

So how do you battle not feeling like writing or working out?  I guess you “accidently” schedule two super fun events back to back to end the summer!  The first was Rugged Maniac New England and the second was Cycle … Continue reading

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Starting All Over….Again

I received the auto renew on the site and realized how long it had been since I had posted here.  Why?  I’ve been struggling to answer that for a while now.  I wish there was an easy answer, but like … Continue reading

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Rugged Maniac 2014

Anniversaries. Some are huge, like the one marking the day you were married. Some are smaller, like the one marking the day your smartphone contract is finally complete and you can upgrade your phone. Last weekend I had one that … Continue reading

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New Balance Review Part 2

Back in March I wrote a review of my experience at New Balance South Windsor and how I struggled to find the correct shoe and fit. I had tagged the brand and store is some of my tweets promoting the … Continue reading

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Pearl Izumi

What matters more, words or actions?  Should a company be held to a standard based on their advertisements or their products?  What do you do when they contradict each other? I found a great blog the other day because of … Continue reading

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Spartan Race

Sparta. Wow. This one is difficult to write about. It is difficult to describe the challenge of the event. It’s difficult to describe the emotions. It’s difficult to convey everything that went on the day of the race without slipping … Continue reading

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