Category Archives: travel

Acting the Part

It’s cold and I’m slowly trying to run consistently again so that I can at least pretend that I am some sort of athlete. Once again, I have given up on making the Miami Half Marathon a goal race. This … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

res·o·lu·tion noun \ˌre-zə-ˈlü-shən\ : the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict, problem, etc. : the act of resolving something Not too long after the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day I was talking with a couple … Continue reading

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On the Lanai

How many of you learned what a lanai was from watching the Golden Girls? It’s ok to admit that, we didn’t have lanai’s in Texas. That’s where I was sitting at my hotel when I had every intention of writing … Continue reading

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Pre-Packing

I invented that term but since I am so nice I will let you use it, for free, in the future. Pre-packing is what I call putting stuff you want to pack in a suitcase in a pile until you … Continue reading

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One More Week

Whew, I’m in the final week before the Miami. I’m always amazed at how far away these things seem when you first start the training and then all of a sudden race week is here. Overall though I felt I … Continue reading

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NYCRuns Central Park 10 Miler

Because of that pesky calf injury I haven’t been running as consistently as I would have liked. With Miami two weeks away it was starting to worry me a bit. This week was my peak week in training and I … Continue reading

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Peace Out 2012

Big picture-wise, I am happy to see 2012 in the rear view mirror. My mother spent 10 months of 2012 either in a hospital or nursing home/rehab facility. That translated to me spending all but four days with her in … Continue reading

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