I’ll be there in 2014 2

For two days I’ve been crying whenever I see photos or read stories of the Boston Marathon. For two days I have worn my Boston Marathon shirts in commemoration and solidarity for those who lost their lives and those who lost their loved ones and those who simply lost. This morning it was the tale ...

The Great Field of Running 2

I’ve run the Boston Marathon twice, in 2011 and 2012. The first time was my fastest marathon, and one of my all time favorite runs. What I remember most about both of those races was turning onto Boylston Street for that last great mile. At that point in the marathon, my legs were screaming and ...

John Dies at the End by David Wong

John Dies at the End by David Wong My rating: 4 of 5 stars John Dies at the End by David Wong There’s a lot going on in this novel by the editor-in-chief at Cracked.com. Most of which has only partially to do with the John of the title actually dying. Which he does. At ...

The Daughter-Daddy Run Returns

It was a beautiful morning, and m wanted to push her stroller. She was having a ball, pushing the thing down the street, running behind it, turning it, shoving it into the curb when a car came. When we got back to the house, I stood on the street talking with a neighbor for a ...