Tag Archives: summer of muskrat

just another pineapple outing

The person who said “You can lead a pineapple to water but you can’t make him stink” was totally wrong. My pineapple is starting to smell funny. Mo demanded that I walk downwind, and given the normal stench coming from … Continue reading

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And then one day he became a New Balance guy

Yup, I hung up the Piranhas in favor of the NB 110s. Beats me why. Mostly because they have a rock plate. What’s the deal with the shoes, Daddy-O, the hep cats ask. They have a rock plate, I reply. … Continue reading

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Celebrity sighting at the track

Sure, I live in Texas. Yes, we’re only four hours from Austin. But I would never expect a seven-time Tour de France champion to show up on my humble track. I guess because he’s in training for the Kona Ironman, … Continue reading

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Breathe

Run rabid run Dig that hole, forget the sun And when at last the work is done Don’t sit down, it’s time to dig another one For long you live and high you fly But only if you ride the tide … Continue reading

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The only time I’ve ever been a fan of the American League

The one redeeming quality of Election Day is that you knock your brains and then you’re done with it. Except where I work. After last week’s Texas elections, last night was Round 2, this time in California. Last page at … Continue reading

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Mr. Pants’ IKEA Foot Repair Q&A

Q. ??? A. !!!

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The weirdest thing ever to happen to me. A photo essay.

I ask Mo if it’s OK to sign up for Rocky Raccoon. She says, “You can do whatever you need to do.” So I pee. Then I sign up for Rocky Raccoon. I spend several days wondering whether that was … Continue reading

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