Slow & Makin It Work

  • Late Summer Trail Running Near Montreux

    After my quick trip to Fontainebleau last month, I happened to find myself for a few days in Montreux, Switzerland. The early morning runs I did on...
  • The Completely Non-Comprehensive Guide to Fontainebleau Bouldering

    OK, this post has nothing to do with Ukraine, or trail running, or 5x5x5, and barely anything to do with starting an apparel brand - other than the...
  • 55 in the Shenandoah Mountains

     “We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.“ ...
  • West Texas & Organic Cotton

    A few months ago we took a trip to West Texas to visit the Texas Organic Cotton Marketing Cooperative (TOCMC). We’re getting the cotton for our pan...
  • Another Awesome Run – New Hampshire’s Pemi Loop

    I’m excited to share an update about another great run for 5x5x5 - my effort to run 5 iconic trails over 5 months to raise $5K for World Central Ki...
  • Latest Trail Run – Devil’s Path Trail in New York’s Catskills

    I’m psyched to share an update about another trail run for 5x5x5:  my project to raise money for World Central Kitchen’s work in Ukraine (see http...
  • Rim to Rim to Rim (Run the Grand Canyon, in a Day)

    How is running the Grand Canyon rim to rim to rim like starting a made in the USA apparel brand? Maybe it’s the ups and downs? (Tho I always say th...
  • Catoctin Run & 5x5x5 $$$ for WCK

    Supporting domestic manufacturing is a top goal for me in starting Mill & Mountain (millandmountain.com). I figure if people have an option to ...
  • Mill & Mountain - Slow & Makin' It Work: 2022 Birkebeiner

    What does cross country ski racing have to do with starting a Made in the USA apparel brand (www.millandmountain.com)? Maybe it’s that they both ha...
  • Running 50!

    OK, so now about the first 50 miler I ran.  Like starting a clothing brand, maybe also nutty?! . It really was an accidental consequence of a ~37 ...
  • Mill & Mountain Launch / "Slow & Makin It Work"

    Launching a new apparel brand seems like kind of a nutty idea. After all, aren’t there a ton of great brands already? What more could you possibly...