Steven Schretzmann

Stay Safe While Running at Night

I do my long runs on weekends during daylight hours. If I want to run during the week, I have to run in the dark.


25 Gift Ideas Under $10 I’d Be Happy to Receive

Whenever I see a typical gift idea list, I have two immediate frustrations.

Connor Threlkeld

Laser weapons face sea trials

Somewhere in the Arabian Gulf lies the shattered remains of a speedboat and a drone aircraft. Equipment destroyed during demonstrations of the Navy's newest laser weapons system. 

Steven Schretzmann

5 Lessons Learned Running the Turkey Trot

Here are a few things I'll do differently during my next race.

Steven Schretzmann

The 10K is out of the way - I'm halfway there

I have officially reached the halfway point. After three months of training, I can now run 7 miles. With about three months until the GRU Augusta Half Marathon, I just need to double my distance. Ugh!


How to Prevent Financial Relapse

It’s a pretty common story. You have some debt. Maybe a big mortgage. You have a good job, but you want more. So you put some stuff on a credit card. You panic, but pay off enough debt that the crisis is averted. Then it happens again.

Connor Threlkeld

Eagle takes GoPro for a ride

As proof that almost anything can be made more interesting when you stick a GoPro on it, we present a bald eagle flying with a GoPro at an NFL game. 

Steven Schretzmann

Run six miles, injure toe, repeat

My big toes don't like it when I run long distances. Neither do I. 


25 Smart Ways to Handle a $1,000 Windfall

It’s a question I often get from readers and versions of it pop up with some regularity in the Reader Mailbag. What can I do with a medium-sized windfall – say, $1,000 or so – that actually makes good long-term sense?

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Sickness closes all McDuffie County schools

One day after closing an elementary because of excessive absences caused by an outbreak of influenza, strep infection and stomach viruses, the McDuffie County School System has decided to enact an ...
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