• Random and Odd

    The one where I write…

    I put a lot of time and thought into the video and what I wanted it to display.  This is a little less of what my year was, but more of what I learned from it and what I want to do in 2012. What I learned: Hiking/Trail running: 1. A peanut butter and jelly sandwich on white bread shoved into a camelbak will be a bread, peanut butter and jelly ball after 5 miles…without fail.  Use a harder bread instead. 2. Salami is NOT a trail running food…for ANYONE involved. 3. Running while your DayQuil battles it out with the NyQuil you took a few hours before because you thought you…

  • Random and Odd

    I am composed of 85% awesome…and 15% crippling self doubt.

    ugly as sin., originally uploaded by Random and Odd. In January of 2011 I bought my first pair of shoes. They were Merrell hiking shoes. Within the first few hikes I began to run. I knew that I shouldn’t be running in these shoes because they didn’t have the support system I would need. I bought a pair of Asisc trail running shoes, but after a month of running in them I had to return them because they didn’t release the heat and because I run through knee high water at certain parts of the trail and they didn’t let the water out. I replaced those shoes with a pair…

  • Random and Odd

    *sad sigh*

    I’m a winner., originally uploaded by Random and Odd. I just can’t believe its December. This is the first year in all the years I can remember that I am truly bummed that it’s over. I had high hopes for 2010, but I was still working out all the bullshit from 2009 to fully grasp the new start I was being handed. Yesterday I began working on my “2011 – My Story”. I swear, I made myself cry thinking about how depressing it is that I have to say goodbye to this year. This is such a foreign feeling for me because it feels like every year I just want…