Shannon Payne has not received any gifts yet
I have joked with many acquaintances that the last year and a half has felt like a delayed-onset adolescence of sorts.
To state the obvious, a huge part of growing up, if not the hugEST part of growing up, is figuring out who you are and what you're about. Navigating the world and situations and friendships and relationships and potential vocational paths are all the name of the game of self-actualization.
Being somewhat of an introspective person, I started to realize a couple…Continue
Posted on December 9, 2018 at 1:00pm
If the walls in a running store could talk, they'd have some pretty interesting tidbits to divulge.
On today's episode of Loafing Around the Register at the Runners Roost, the topic of happiness came up. Well, not directly, let me backtrack. We were taking about Emilie Forsberg, her perpetual adorable smile, her seemingly everlasting happiness, and how this just has to be because Sweden is ranked one of the happiest countries in the world.
I mean, who wouldn't be ecstatically…Continue
Posted on September 27, 2018 at 8:37am
I never really thought that I would find myself in a seemingly perpetual state of cognitive dissonance doing something as simple as selling people running shoes. Thing is, it's become rather infrequent that I am actually fitting a regular runner in shoes. Generally those people already know what they want and ask immediately for it, or they don't come in at all because what they know they need can be found cheaper online...such is the struggle of brick-and-mortar businesses. Story for…Continue
Posted on September 16, 2018 at 9:30pm
My college coach, God bless 'im, seems to believe that I am on my way to becoming a professional cyclist. The guy just loves a good rags-to-riches story, and has a keep-fighting-the-fight-and-never-ever-say-die attitude, which is a large part of why I ran so well under him years ago. When I told him several months ago that running wasn't going so hot, with at that time no light whatsoever at the end of the tunnel, and I told him I just made a terribly financially irresponsible decision…Continue
Posted on September 5, 2018 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments