Monday, December 19, 2011


Please visit me at  I had trouble posting to this blog so I created one at Wordpress.

Of course, now it is letting me post - I am not sure what the issue was.  In any event, I have the continued the blog at Wordpress.  Perhaps I should double post? 

Sunday, December 18, 2011



Saturday, April 23, 2011

Burning Dirt (Cake)

This is a cake. And it is good.

It was for Ashlee's 20th birthday and I had to go burn it off after the party.

Tailwind going out, headwind on the return. 10 Miles. Don't think it qualified for a WR for a number of reasons.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Friday Surprise

This morning I rolled over at the alarm and woke up late. I got dressed for the run but then got distracted by work. And finally, Lisa came downstairs and pushed me out the door.

And surprise - there was Eric (now from Long Island) running on my course! I haven't seen him in months. So we got a nice 5 miles in together and caught up.

Yesterday was another shortened run at 30 minutes due to a splinter in my foot issue. Looking forward to a longer run tomorrow.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Splinter Spouse

The run was salvaged by the quick surgical intervention of my wife in getting a splinter out of my foot.

Had to the cut the run short due to the operation but I still got in 30 minutes. Felt ok.

Ran an hour yesterday.

Day 4. Week 1. General Preparation.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Now I Remember

You know you have running issues when you can't remember what the last marathon you ran was.

I checked... it was PEI in 2008. How did so much time go by??

Nevertheless, I decided a week ago that I will run the Cape Cod Marathon again this fall. And drew up the plan to make it happen. That got me thinking about my last marathon and that got me worried because I couldn't remember which marathon was my last. And that got me worried that I was losing my mind.

And then I went for a run. And realized I had lost my speed too. And gained weight. All bad.
I've got 26 weeks. We can make the turn-around.

So Day 2 of Week 1 this morning. Easy 45 minutes. Yesterday I ran an hour.

I've been running off and on. Here and there. But no direction. But the plan is good, long, and looks like fun.

Congrats to Mark B. and Jamie and Austin for their good races yesterday.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Back to baseline

I think the calf injury is pretty much healed...?? Got in 51 miles last week in 5 runs. Two 12 milers and a 15 miler made the week pleasurable. Mike and I got together again and hopefully this will be the beginning of a nice long winter of running.

After the run we snacked on cinnamon rolls.