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In the spirit of the Olympic games ...
Saturday, July 28, 2012     

I decided tonight to post some of my collected quotes from Olympians. "I can feel the wind go by when I run. It feels good. It feels fast." -- Evelyn Ashford"I Didn't Set Out to Beat the World; I Just Set Out to Do My Absolute Best." ... Read more
What we did not see here in the USA (video blog)
Saturday, July 28, 2012     

In my last blog post, I commented/complained that there seemed to be no conclusion or bridge between the extravaganza and the Parade of Nations. Well, there was but we in the USA didn't get to see it. I am just lifting what Deadspin.com say... Read more
I have no one to blame but myself.
Saturday, July 28, 2012     

I sat myself down at 7:30 PM EDT and changed the channel to WBAL HD, the Baltimore NBC affiliate expecting to see something really special. As it happened it was about four and a half hours I will never get back. I could have walked away at any ... Read more
Keep running!!!
Thursday, July 26, 2012     

Things we see and hear at the end of a long race, a marathon or a half marathon. After you have run +90% of the course, this is absolutely NOT what you want to here. ... Read more
The Olympics
Wednesday, July 25, 2012     

The 2012 Olympics are almost here. Friday is opening ceremonies. I have not looked forward to seeing the Games in a very long time. Back in the '70s and '80s everybody wanted to see the gymnastics girls, and girls they were some as young as... Read more
Motivational Poster: It Ain't That Hot ...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012     

... And neither are you: I saw this in Chicago and I actually ran after the guy because it soooo makes my case: If you don't get it at first, look at the inset a... Read more
Home on my own turf
Monday, July 23, 2012     

After three nights in a hotel in a strange city (Chicago) it was very nice to sleep in my own bed last night. And yet when the alarm went off this morning I was in a state of confusion. I could not figure out why my hotel room was so different. ... Read more
Race Report: Rock 'n' Roll Chicago Half Marathon
Monday, July 23, 2012     

I have been regaling you with stories of my visit to Chicago. Walking, running, dancing like a damned fool. So Saturday morning I was waiting on the elevator on the tenth floor of my cut-rate hotel. This elevator must have been squirrel pow... Read more
Friday in Chicago with MORE pictures!
Saturday, July 21, 2012     

My alarm rang for me at 5:00 AM. What? Remember those television schedule reminders? "See and all new Gunsmoke next week at 8, 7 central." Yeah, it was something like that. My clock was set for Eastern time. So a six o'clock ringy-dingy was actu... Read more
Thursday night dancing in the park (video blog)
Saturday, July 21, 2012     

Once you start a blog, I don't think you can change it to a video blog. So I here separately post a short video of the people dancing. It was fun. I surprised a lot of young people with some of my moves, I daresay.... Read more
Thursday in Chicago in pictures!
Saturday, July 21, 2012     

I arrived Thursday morning at Chicago's Midway Airport after having gotten up at an Early hour in Baltimore. It was most strange for me to be dropped off at the airport for a solo trip. It's usually the other way around. ... Read more
It didn't send!
Saturday, July 21, 2012     

I had a very clever photo filled blogg and it didn't send! I don't want to break my blog streak so tonight you get this junk blog post and tomorrow I will try to be clever again. Here is a picture. ... Read more
Thursday, July 19, 2012     

I arrived this morning about 10:30 local time. The L has a three day pass for 14. Not too shabby. I rode to the hotel and got my room early, dropped my bags and took the next train up to Wrigley Field for a Cubs game (Cubbies won.). Everybody si... Read more
It's 106 miles to Chicago, ...
Wednesday, July 18, 2012     

... we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark... and we're wearing sunglasses. Hit it! Tomorrow morning I am going to Chicago to run in the Rock 'n' Roll Chicago Half Marathon. This will be my third Rock 'n' Roll... Read more
We all need a good chuckle (video blog)
Tuesday, July 17, 2012     

I found a website called Jockular.com. Actually my brother showed it to me through a post about demotivational marathon signs (Worst Parade Ever). Then I found this: "More of the most absurd things ever seen at the gym aside from y... Read more

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