Monthly Archives: May 2011

Work conversations, Part 12

Co-worker: Sneeze. Sneeze. Sneeze. Sneeze. Sneeze. Me: Bless you. Bless you. Bless you. Bless you. Bless you. Co-worker: I can’t stop sneezing. Me: (walking up behind) SCREAMMMMM!!!!!!!!!!!!!! C0-worker: Shriek. Me: Or maybe that’s only for hiccups. Co-worker (minutes later): It … Continue reading

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getting serious

Today I embark on a 24-week plan to get faster. But how? Sure, more intense training might do it. But that requires suffering and chafing and washing my shorts more than once a month. Better nutrition? Nothing is better than … Continue reading

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Garmin 110 review, part 3: My watch vs. Mo watch

Sure, the Garmin 110 is a swell watch (yes, “swell” is a word I still use from my Beaver Cleaver days. Sorry.) But how does it stack up against the competition? My watch: The Garmin 110 Pros: — Small enough … Continue reading

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today’s run

I went for an easy 2-mile run with Mo today. Seemed like a good distance. Then we got Mexican food and made an iced-tea toast to muskrats everywhere. It was a good afternoon …

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It sounds like a sad country song …

Bless your marmot heart, mildsauce. I’m glad you’re ok …

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My wife as a comedian

Saturday’s race has left me with a large blister on the bottom of my right foot. It hurts. Mo said maybe I should wear socks for a while. Mo always cracks me up.

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My life as a baton twirler

He comes roaring into the exchange area in the relay marathon. It’s a hot, humid, why the hell are we doing this kinda day, and he’s pushed himself way beyond his limit. He’s a super-fast guy. Bright red team singlet, … Continue reading

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