Monthly Archives: May 2013

Things I wish I had said, part 27

“When I’m out running in the mountains and I get that fear that a cougar is following me and I’m going to die, I think, ‘It’s OK if the cougar eats me because I’ve done some really cool things.’” — … Continue reading

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just another folk singer conversation

robert earl: Isn’t it ironic that singing the blues makes you feel better? lyle: Yes. We’re a happy people.

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Jo

She had a huge smile, strong legs and a wicked sense of humor. She was the only female in a field of 15 or so many years ago. Racing pigtails. Unapologetically Canadian. She was a fearless runner, a genuinely nice … Continue reading

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Ernie Pook’s run

take your time, think a lot think of everything you’ve got. for you will still be here tomorrow but your dreams may not. — The Prophet Yusuf Islam — He’s having the dream again. In the dream, Ernie Pook is … Continue reading

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Just another morning conversation, part 42

mo: Editors are so $@&*!!! literal. They don’t get that the more literal you are, the less people understand. me: I don’t understand.

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oh. and I could use a Blind Pig.

I ran today with Ernie Pook and Chris Cornell. All I needed was some flannel and a big Tully’s (no room for cream, please) and I could’ve been in Seattle. Co-worker shamed me on to the Freemotion, so that’s where … Continue reading

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ode to an mia monkey

Monkey in the middle Keeps doing that trick It’s making me nervous Get rid of it quick — The Prophet Suzanne Vega — Does watching “Kelly’s Heroes” while you run count as a legitimate Memorial Day commemoration? Hung out with … Continue reading

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