Monthly Archives: June 2015

the dude

no run today. just this. The last time I saw Richard was Detroit in ’68 And he told me all romantics meet the same fate someday Cynical and drunk and boring someone in some dark café You laugh he said … Continue reading

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a supreme day

I stopped during my run today to high-five peeps celebrating outside the courthouse and take a photo of an event I never thought I’d see in my lifetime. A rainbow flag waved proudly just below the stars and stripes. A … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 360

It was late one night in the newsroom. There were just a couple of us left finishing up the paper. Ritter was in his office, working on something. He was the nicest guy in the world. Razor wit, hilarious, gifted … Continue reading

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merry christmas

And then, just as quickly as it went up, the Christmas tree came down. I didn’t ask her why. Maybe it was the notice saying we aren’t allowed to feed a starving stray. Maybe it’s because Christmas in July is … Continue reading

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oh, how i long to be gary bob

A sure sign Mo has become a Real Texan: The Great State of Texas now refers to her as Amanda Lou.   

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sabrina little has no particular opinion on margarine

The mind races. You’re looking at the ultrarunning record list. Yiannis Kouros’ 188.589 miles in 24 hours (couldn’t he have sucked it up and finished that extra .411?). Mike Morton’s 172.5. Sabrina Little, who lives just down the road in … Continue reading

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my life as a transrunner

I have a confession. I am a transrunner. There. I said it. I feel better. I have been living a lie, misidentifying myself in an attempt to appropriate a lifestyle I love but wasn’t born with. I started out as a baseball … Continue reading

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