Still Running Long

running until i can't

About

My name is Todd Curtis. I am here to chronicle my aspiration to run an ultra-marathon before my forty-third birthday in September of 2015. That’s a long way off, but it’s been a much longer journey.

I live in Central Massachusetts with my lovely wife, our three children, and a small flock of chickens. I write about fatherhood through the lens of my Zen practice at bussokuseki.wordpress.com. When I am not running or writing, I stand in my barn, where I built an office so that I could curate organizational knowledge and design educational experiences at youneedabudget.com.

7 thoughts on “About

  1. Cheers, Todd–
    while my “real” name is John Alexander Panian, you can still call me Johnny Crabcakes.
    Everyone else does. Even in the “real” world.

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  2. What a goal! I personally have always hated running. . . could never run the phys ed mile in elementary gym class b/c of asthma that was undiagnosed until my twenties. . . I used to be a dancer, and had stamina for all kinds of things before parenthood. Maybe reading this blog will trigger some inspiration for me to move! Honestly, I am curious how you have time for work, meditation, two blogs, running, parenthood and marriage! That is inspiring in and of itself… Be well. . .

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    • I’m not sure about the time element either, Charlotte! But changing my job (and really, my career) to one where I work from home has been a tremendous blessing. I do think that, like zazen, running helps me with my parenting by making me feel…more whole, for lack of a better word to describe it. Might make a good blog post for both blogs… Glad you stopped by here! Be well~

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