Monthly Archives: March 2014

just another siren

You awaken to a siren heading toward you. You’re terrified. It’s in the distance, but headed in this direction. You search the memory banks. Do ambulance sirens sound different than fire trucks? Cop cars? Ice cream wagons? You don’t know. … Continue reading

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where’s a good rim shot when you need it?

me: How’s your spring break? dad: I think my spring broke. He’s not that funny in real life. Gotta be the drugs.

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my altra olympus review, the epilogue

So what’s the final word on the Altra Olympus? It’s everything I was looking for. Perfect fit, just the right amount of cushion, suitable for road and trail, a shoe you can wear all day and never even think about. … Continue reading

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just another morning conversation, part 53

mo: I’m in love with a Michael Graves watch, but it costs 125 bucks. me: Does it have GPS? mo: No. me: So what’s the point? mo: Jeff King got to White Mountain in 7:02. Mo is a master of … Continue reading

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spring break 2014

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two totally unrelated items

1. There is nothing quite so gratifying as peeing on the side of the highway half-asleep only to notice that one of your shoes is feeling increasingly soggy. 2.. NB Minimus road shoes size 10 1/2 for sale cheap.

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things i wish i had said, part 38

“A man on foot, on horseback or on a bicycle will see more, feel more, enjoy more in one mile than the motorized tourists can in a hundred miles. Better to idle through one park in two weeks than to … Continue reading

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