SP Premium



PhotoPost 3/9/12: A Winter Rose
Friday, March 09, 2012     

Better late than never. We here in the East have all noticed how mild this winter has been. Regular visits to the 60º temperature range. The joke about groundhog day was that he saw his shadow which meant six more weeks of winter ... if we ... Read more
To balance my life and unwind, I make sure to _______ regularly
Friday, March 09, 2012     

I saw a t-shirt, and I forget where, that said, "If your training has not affected your love life, you're not training enough." And at one point last fall as I was coming up on the Savannah marathon, I was asked if my early Saturday morning... Read more
PhotoPost 3/8/12: Inquiring minds need to know
Thursday, March 08, 2012     

I was in Baltimore City one evening and this merchant's sign caught my attention: It is on the southwest corner of the intersection of 25th Street and Greenmount Aven... Read more
The most insane letter ever written by a child to a TV weatherman.
Thursday, March 08, 2012     

DISCLAIMER: I boldly ripped this post off from: www.happyplace.com/14697
-tv-weatherman But it was too funny not to share. Without preamble: ... Read more
On the Road to Recovery
Wednesday, March 07, 2012     

I am not going to say I am all better. But I will say that for the third day in a row I haven't run to the Aleve bottle first thing in the morning. I had rotator cuff surgery on my left, dominant, shoulder. Before surgery it hurt and was ge... Read more
PhotoPost 3/7/12: A Car in Ireland
Wednesday, March 07, 2012     

I started to try one of those free online classes to use a image manipulation programs called GIMP. It's a lot like photoshop but its FREEE. One assignment was to find a oicture and ake it old. I took this picture of a 1938(?) Kerry Tourer ... Read more
PhotoPost 3/6/12: Sheep on a Hill in Co. Mayo
Tuesday, March 06, 2012     

Somtimes you get the best pictures quite by accident. We were in Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland, walking along the The Quay when I wanted a photo of the sheep on a hill across Westport Harbour. The evening was falling fast, so I didn't have mu... Read more
I require an opinion
Tuesday, March 06, 2012     

For the runners out there ... Marine Corps Marathon open online registration at 0900 Wednesday. That will be $92 to run around Washington DC in my skivvies two days before Halloween for four and a half to five and a half hours. ... Read more
PhotoPost 3/5/12: Music Night in an Irish Pub/Pizza Night in Baltimore, MD
Monday, March 05, 2012     

When we were in Ireland in June 2010 we visited a pub in Buncara, Co. Donegal. It is actually north of Northern Ireland. So in the summertime, sunset is very late. It was about 10PM before it got dark. ... Read more
Things that change when you take off the pounds
Sunday, March 04, 2012     

I was at Mass this morning and I noticed a fellow in the same pew as me and he was not able to use the kneeler without resting his behind in the edge of the pew. About five years ago St Augustine's Church did a renovation. When they install... Read more
PhotoPost 3/4/12: New York New York
Sunday, March 04, 2012     

When you visit New York City, I think there is a law that says that you have to take a picture up the Empire State Building from the sidewalk. ... Read more
PhotoPost 3/3/12: Our Fireplace
Saturday, March 03, 2012     

I have no real story to go with this. I always try to have one, but the best I can come up with is this: I was walking through the parlor (yes ,we call it the parlor; it's an old house) and I liked the light on the fireplace. So I set up an... Read more
It's a fannypack!
Saturday, March 03, 2012     

There is something liberating about getting "old." There was a time when I actually cared about what you thought. Now, not so much. After I lost my keys, then my wallet, then my keys again, then ... you get the picture ... I start... Read more
PhotoPost 3/2/12: Another Other worldly picture.
Friday, March 02, 2012     

Last night I posted a photo of the moon. Someone asked why it too me 108 exposures to get the one I posted. Let's just say it was an exercise in how to use the film speed, shutter seed and aperture settings. Certainly another world. E... Read more
I had one of those days today
Friday, March 02, 2012     

I stepped out the back door this morning ready for a run as awesome as yesterday's ... ... and I did an about face and pulled on some warmer clothes. It's not that is was cold. It was cooler than yesterday by about 20ºF but that still ... Read more

« First Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 Last Page »