Monthly Archives: August 2012

A gift under Faso pretenses

Opening my email today, I realized exactly how the guy who just won $52 million in the lottery ($17.50 after taxes) feels. Dear Sir/Madam I sincerely ask for forgiveness for I know this may seem like a complete intrusion to … Continue reading

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Yes. And No.

I find myself listening to The Tallest Man on Earth followed by “Fragile” Yes and remembering why I’m glad I was born into the musical generation that allowed me to grow up with the latter rather than the former. No … Continue reading

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In spite of ourselves

It all seemed so simple. Alas. Mo is in Seattle. I am not. Which means I have way too much time on my hands. Damn that devil and his workshop. Which leads me to the evening’s harmless diversion: A video … Continue reading

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It must suck to be a monkey

This just in from the NYT’s Gina Kolata (so it must be true): Eating an extremely limited-calorie diet won’t make you live longer. Maybe. The sad part is that the study was done on a bunch of monkeys. Pack of … Continue reading

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My day: A photo essay

La la la la la la la la La la la la La la la la La la la la la la la la La la la la La la la la La la — Jill Sobule (San Francisco) — … Continue reading

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1,000 miles away

He was there again today. He’s got the tan you acquire by running 80 gazillion miles a year. Race T-shirt. Tiny shorts. Bright orange shoes. Legs that appear to be two-thirds of his body. If you were a tennis player … Continue reading

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damn. that’s all.

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