Race Report, Sort Of

Race Report, Sort Of

I realize I’ve whined a lot about the course, and friends, it was hard for a first-timer. But here’s the thing (there’s always a thing): I did it, I feel amazing, aside from mild soreness, and I’m ready to go back for more. I’m ready, even if more means another round with that infernal golf course.

Countdown to ZOOMA

Countdown to ZOOMA

In a little less than 120 hours, I will be a half marathon finisher. Even if it kills me, and based on the symphony of aches and pains I have right now it just might kill me, I will run/walk/crawl 13.1 miles on Saturday, March 23 at ZOOMA Texas. When I started this...

Slow and Steady

Slow and steady wins the race, they say. Maybe, if the race is between a smug, sleepy rabbit and a focused turtle. In races that involve actual people running toward an actual finish line, slow and steady never wins. Slow and Steady: that was the name of my band in...
Puzzling

Puzzling

Don’t you just love doing The New York Times crossword puzzle? In ink? Me, either. Pencil required, friends. And it doesn’t hurt to have a few smart friends to go with that pencil. Or, better, the Crossword Puzzle Dictionary that belonged to my...
Run Away With Me

Run Away With Me

Just kidding. I’m not running away, although the thought crosses my mind at least once a day, usually during family meal time. The last time I threatened to run away – after an absurd level of dinner-related whining from the kids – my six-year-old...