Monthly Archives: January 2014

things jared never told me

In the wake of Meg Cross Menzies’ recent death by car while running on the road, I spent the week contemplating whether it’s better to just avoid the road altogether for safety reasons. And then. Yesterday, I sneaked away from work to … Continue reading

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a letter to Meg

Dear Meg: Hi. I know you must be busy today with so many peeps out running in your honor, but I wanted to say thanks. I’ve been sick lately, so I wasn’t too excited about running today, but I wanted … Continue reading

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just another gym conversation

Today when I awoke The morning blues hung over me So, I looked it straight in the eye I jumped into the shower For ’bout an hour — the prophet terry kath — me: Excuse me. I have a question. … Continue reading

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just another day on the stair climber

legs: Um, this seems to be a particularly long hill. me: Not to worry. Almost over. legs: We’ve been going uphill for a long time. Where’s the downhill? me: Not to worry. Almost over. legs: Seriously. This isn’t much fun. … Continue reading

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the $626 race shirt i can never wear

■ $70 — Race entry fee. ■ $5 — Processing fee (oh, you’d like us to PROCESS your entry fee. That will cost extra, you know.) ■ $100 — Shoes bought in a futile effort to ward off the rocks on … Continue reading

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One flu over (the cuckoo next?)

“What makes people so impatient is what I can’t figure; all the guy had to do was wait.” ― the prophet ken kesey — There’s something about the first outing after a nasty flu. Seven days of complete zombiedom finally … Continue reading

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