As a teenager, I remember spending hours immersed in the words of Ernest Hemingway, Robert Ruark, and Jack O’Connor. These … More
What Are They Doing?
It was January 19th. Instead of sitting at home preparing for an onslaught from Winter Storm Harper, I was driving … More
Healthy Resolutions or Why do we do this?
Yesterday was “Quit day”. At almost 2 weeks post-New Year’s Day, quit day is the day most resolutions are dropped … More
A Festivus Grievance
What’s that you say? Festivus was yesterday? Oh well. I’m always a day late and a dollar short but as … More
I’ve Become a Big Sissy
Not so long ago I was a pretty tough guy. Looking back at my fall/winter 2016/2017 exercise log I see … More
It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over!
Never say never! Anything is possible! Damn the torpedos! Pick your expression . . they all seem to apply. The … More
Eternal Life on the Elliptical
I stepped on the elliptical and began cranking away. As the machine recognized my presence and came to life, a … More
The Finish Line
The Philadelphia Marathon is a tale of two races. The first half is a delightful romp around all the best … More
The Merits of Cycling
The morning had been beautiful, especially after the first heatwave of summer. Despite the windy conditions, the weather was otherwise … More
Waiting on a New Idea
Splish splash breathe. Splish splash breathe. The black line in the bottom of the pool passed relentlessly beneath me … More
Memories: Past and Future
We rounded a bend in our little motorhome and crossed a small bridge over a nameless creek on a country … More
Running Just Worked
Have you ever passed out? Just before passing out your ears start ringing, your vision shrinks to a tiny tunnel, … More