Three lonely hours for Water (stories from the Loneliman 38.3): BIKE

First off, the Loneliman 38.3 wasn’t so lonely! It began as an idea to celebrate 38 years, take the place of a cancelled local triathlon race in training effort, and especially incite a cause for celebration: CLEAN WATER! While solo wearing bib #1 for the “race,” the whole family was a solid support crew, the… Continue Reading


Three lonely hours for Water (stories from the Loneliman 38.3): SWIM

Here’s my recap with stories about what transpired as I perspired.

Let’s start in the water, swimming a mile.

The need for clean water is greatest among kids, and here I was swimming in clean-ish water — safe to drink while I swam, if needed — while my kids played make-believe on the shores of the Cove. Amazing to meditate on this truth, especially when gasping for air a bit during a mile swim.