Category Archives: running

just a few more miles

Just a few more miles, you tell yourself. You can do it. How did you get here? It was such a beautiful day. Miles flying by, the sun setting over the mountains.  That feeling you could do this forever. Running … Continue reading

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Kent

I think I’m haunted. It started innocently enough. It must’ve been around 1994. I had a map of Texas spread out on the dining rom table, trying to plot a west-east route for an unsupported run across the state. The … Continue reading

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brothers, part 4

Enjoy every sandwich, the prophet Zevon said.  I think that applies to walks, too.  These guys. 

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brothers, part 3

the good news: i think i have mastered the coffee maker. the bad news: apparently you should NOT wait till smoke starts pouring out of the toaster as an indication the toast is done. This is likely why Bobo’s is … Continue reading

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brothers in arms

We’ve searched the garage, and the horrible truth is evident: We can’t find a spear. Texas’ new law has just gone into effect. It’s now legal to carry long knives, daggers, bayonets, and yes, even spears around in public. I … Continue reading

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Brothers, part 2

It comes and goes. We’re laughing about something. We’ve spent the day together, hiking and wandering through downtown and watching a high school football game. That comfortable feeling you have with someone you have spent your life with.  We talk … Continue reading

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brothers

We can’t make the coffee pot work. I punch buttons randomly. Rick looks on helpfully. It’s a fancy pants thing with lots of buttons and timers and a possible nuclear launch sequence. Beats me. “You’ll get it,” Rick assures me. … Continue reading

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