Author Archives: OxenTrot

About OxenTrot

During the day, I am a mild mannered desk jockey who helps to manage a large IT company.  At night, I am a family man, who is insanely in love with his wife and a proud daddy to an amazing girl.  But in the pre-dawn hours, as most everyone else is still asleep, I am my alter ego.  During that time, I am: OxenTrot. Ox was a call sign bestowed upon me while I was an active duty United States Marine, mainly in tribute to the fact that I was a major gym rat. After 5 years and three tours of duty, I reentered the civilian world.  My call sign was replaced by my actual name but the Ox still lived inside. As I began to adapt to my new life, I also began to take on new adventures, such as starting a family, getting a “big boy” job and taking on endurance sports.

Running, scheming and eating.

A weekend roundup of the miles, the planning and the attempt to replace 10,000 calories. Continue reading

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Epic weekend. Gunning, running and swimming. (RSD: 1417)

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A great weekend which started with an epic Saturday. Continue reading

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Damn the Crud (RSD: 1412)

Only a few weeks into training and I am sidelined with a cold. Stupid Crud. Continue reading

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A surprise LSD

When does 3 become 6? Continue reading

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The running gods must be crazy

Do you want to make the running gods laugh? Then tell them your plans. Continue reading

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Is this the new beginning?

After about a year of taking it easy, I think I am ready to get back into the mix of, what I like to call, “crazy running.” Continue reading

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Teddy and the Night

This short story and accompanying sketch are inspired by The Daily Post and their prompt of the day – DARKNESS. Continue reading

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Pluck the Day: 12-29-2015

Cinderella and Captain America go to the Disney Prom in today’s Pluck the Day. Continue reading

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Pluck the Day: 12-23-2015

Pluck the Day! A challenge to myself to post an original drawing, sketch, cartoon, or comic at least 5 days a week. Continue reading

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Pluck the Day: 12-20-2015

Pluck the Day! A challenge to myself to post an original drawing, sketch, cartoon, or comic at least 5 days a week. Continue reading

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