…or am i just paranoid that everyone else is paranoid? i swear i cant tell when people are on the phone or what but im NOT out there trying to pic up on anyone! an occasional footrace is different, you know it’s happening and you are going to lose it at least until i need … More greenlake is creepy…and its because of me!
a question that sticks in my mind about handling a 50k and up is how to pace it. i understand how experience plays a role but for me the jury is still out. when i train i almost always run by feel. start slow, gradually build up and then at anywhere from 5 to 10 … More pacing and fresh picked kale
words like birds and no one ever saw the light or them falling over the sea an old look at the sky what comes out i know not about like things flying out in a windstorm all mixed up sending waves of seeds of language sparks and small disasters in their wake we mourned what … More vogon poetry
one thing great about running is that i notice details. in the urban environment there is stuff everywhere and the interaction between the urban dweller and their environment is dynamic, particularly when one is on one’s feet and moving slowly. just like the reader of a book, viewer of a play or the audience at … More the urban vernacular…or lack thereof
even though ive been doing ultras and 5k’s lately i wanted to try my hand at a medium distance (i guess a half marathon would be the medium of long distances) so after the 7 hour race in may, getting lost on a trail 8k in june and dns’ing another in july i set my … More Labor Day Half 2015
last saturday night or to be more precise, sunday morning at about 2am i awoke to the sound of the house alarm going off. shortly thereafter i found a disheveled young woman fumbling with the alarm console. when the woman saw me she went “ooooh!” and drunkenly tried to explain to me that she is … More the intruder