Monthly Archives: August 2009

sick of not running

i really, really hate being sick. mostly. because i can’t run. makes me crazy. i’ve had a raging cold for a week, and dutifully have left the running shoes sitting in the dark in the spare room, wondering what’s up. … Continue reading

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sunday morning news shows and dicks

actual conversation while watching sunday morning news shows: mo sheppo: “wanna watch the dick cheney interview?” me: “ok.” mo sheppo seconds later: “I CAN’T DO IT! I CAN’T DO IT! I’D RATHER WATCH THE INFOMERCIAL FOR CURING BACK PAIN! YOU … Continue reading

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why i rarely volunteer

“hello,” says the nice lady. “hello,” i reply, not realizing that my life is only moments from being changed forever. it’s the lady calling from the group that i had volunteered for. my task: driving older people around to appointments … Continue reading

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kids dating cats with beer

my friend gabe, creator of gabrieluasi.com/comic, is a student of tags, the little gizmos that direct customers to your site. his top tags: alcohol bar Beer cat cats dating idea kids marketing relationship the various combinations of these tags strike … Continue reading

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i blame 3 a.m. ©

sitting in the dark for one too many 3 a.m.s don lapre assures me i can be a millionaire  why do we totally lose our creativity when we get old? i blame 3 a.m. in my wildly creative days, 3 … Continue reading

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my new hero

in nyt story today about old runners and drugs, they talk to a 95-year-old sprinter, Frank Levine. he’s pushing 100, and still fiercely competing in the 800 meter run. after running a recent race, this is what he said: “Everything … Continue reading

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the thing i forgot about long runs

they’re long.

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