[The following was originally posted eight years ago, a couple of days after March 11, 2011. This is from my old running blog and from when I worked at a Japanese boarding school in New York. Unfortunately, I no longer have access to the account associated with this blog, but not for a lack of... Continue Reading →
Nearly ten years ago, I moved to Tokyo after five years in west Japan. Within weeks of arrival, I achieved another dream: recording a podcast... for one of the biggest radio stations IN Japan!
When I was seven, we visited Florida for the first time, and I fell in love with the Japan Pavilion at EPCOT. At the time, I was just another kid at The Mouse House, but it could very well have been the trigger for one of my epic life's journeys. Growing up in Florida, I always... Continue Reading →
Have you watched enough Hunger Games, Maze Runner, Battle Royale or Labyrinth and think to yourself, "I could totally beat that?!" In an epic demonstration of speed, wit, and teamwork, I actually considered starting running in 2004 after watching the very first episode of 「逃走中」（TouSou Chuu; "Run For Money"). Without the physical peril of dystopian drama films,... Continue Reading →
Lately, I've given thought as to ways I could strive to regain some control over my health, and revisiting stages in my life when I felt my healthiest. When I lived in Japan, I lost 40 pounds within the first six months there. I went from 185 to 145 quickly, but without hard workouts or... Continue Reading →