httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKWZ5OZ9b7k Liz ran the Philly marathon Sunday morning. I did not–though it didn’t stop me from eating a whole pint of ice cream Saturday night! After a series of lousy marathon experiences (getting sick and having to drop out of Boston 2012, injuring herself in Harrisburg, almost being blown up in Boston 2013) she had […]
I was at the 2013 Boston Marathon to watch Liz run. She was at the finish line when the first bomb went off, but thankfully unhurt. If not for the crowds, I would have been at the finish line to cheer her, and may have been a victim myself.
I had the good fortune to be in NYC visiting Elizabeth this past weekend – pretty much the best time in the past 100 years or so to be in New York. We stayed up Friday night watching the State Senate debate (and tweeting – I tend to do a lot of that when I watch […]
…and sometimes the words flow like a newly tapped gusher. I hate myself for spending a good two hours dallying on the Internet before getting down to work last night, but once I actually got to it I crossed 1,000 words and ended up with something more like 1,500 – and I know exactly where […]
Right around my twentieth mile, I realized how much I’d underestimated the mental challenge of my first marathon. That was the point when the twenty-mile water station, the goal I used to keep myself running along every stride of a seven-mile straight-ahead incline through all-but-abandoned forest, turned out not to exist. That was also the […]