• The Weight of a name

      June 14, 2018

      ‘I’m scared for you, right now.’ My Father- sitting on the sofa, leaning forward, his hands in front of him, palms down, pleading, motioning me to calm down. Divorce wears you down eventually. My Ex and I had amicably split up 6 months earlier.  We’d kept things civil.  No insults.  Only one blow up over […]


    • Some good race photos vs No good race photos

      March 9, 2018

      Pop quiz hot shot: It’s Friday night in February/March and you’re right in the middle of marathon training.  The running plan you’ve been following has you running 15 tomorrow.  Your foot is hurting.  Not enough pain to stop you, but you’re aware of it. You feel sluggish.  Dead legs. What do you do? I’ve been […]


    • Question Everything, even conventional Wisdom

      February 4, 2018

      ‘Well, everyone knows Custer died at Little Bighorn. What this book presupposes is… maybe he didn’t.’ Eli Cash, The Royal Tenenbaums Question everything. I’m guilty of giving too much importance to the weekly long run.  I need a mulligan. Whaddya say Tony Perkins? ‘You got it Running Man!’ Cool. My advice for all my years […]