Monthly Archives: December 2017

running with elves

As it turns out, elves is NOT the plural of elvis, so there were no jumpsuits or paste-on sideburns at the Running With Elves 5K today. But there WERE lots of Santa hats and dogs in goggles. What more could … Continue reading

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life in six easy steps

life is easier when it comes with instructions.

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things i wish i had said, part 73

“I have been waiting all my life and now I just don’t know what the hell to say.” — Doug Jones

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I am just a cowboy, lonesome on the trail

Roll me over and let me go riding in the rodeo. — the prophet Philip Parris Lynott — It’s not my first rodeo. Zappo’s facebook feed sends me a marathon plan. I figure if you can’t trust Zappo, who CAN … Continue reading

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now if i could jog my memory

One of the best things about being a journalist is that you can bring change, end atrocities, right wrongs in the world. #Metoo? Worthy, but so depressing. Nuclear war? See previous response. Criticize Pearls Before Swine? Not clever enough to … Continue reading

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if you finish, you urn a medal

I’m not the most marketing-savvy person around, but I’m not so sure about this choice of sponsors. On the other hand, I suppose it’s a good incentive to run. Just watch out for that last rite turn. Here’s hoping they … Continue reading

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everything that helps you sleep

If I could do what I want I’d become an electrician I’d climb inside my head and I’d rearrange the wires in my brain — the prophet julien baker — Sometimes it’s too much. And not enough. I’m recovering from … Continue reading

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