Monthly Archives: May 2014

life is funny, part 356

day 1 — You run on a course that passes a snow cone stand. You think, “My, a snow cone would be delightful right about now. But not blue. That’s just creepy.” Sadly, you have depleted your Emergency Crazy Homeless Guy Fund … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 43

My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return. — maya angelou

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return of the Fast Guy

Longtime readers will recall the Fast Guy, who used to humble me on my run every day till he got nailed by a hit-and-run SUV. (Go to the search gizmo on the right of the page and search “fast guy” … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 42

I want to have time to give long hugs, the kind of hugs that people try to break out of once or twice before they realize you’re seriously not going to let them go, maybe because you love them, maybe … Continue reading

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cooking

mo: You really need to check around the burner for stuff that will catch on fire before you turn it on. me: Flambé is my specialty. mo: I’ll buy more baking soda. (mo has this weird fixation with “ingredients” and “timers” … Continue reading

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remembering

You forget after a million races or so. Running is just so damn much fun. We went with our co-worker Jenny to the Beach to Bay Relay Marathon today. She has been running a long time, but has never put on … Continue reading

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just another morning conversation, part 58

mo: you’re in charge of the roast. all you have to do is turn off the oven at 2:00. me: should it catch fire? mo: no. and if it does, use baking soda. me: or chili powder? mo: baking soda. … Continue reading

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