March 2012

Calvin Coolidge and the End of a Streak

Well, I didn’t run yesterday. I had the option. I was home at 6:45 pm and had plenty of daylight left AND had a treadmill even if I didn’t. I decided to take the Calvin Coolidge approach and end the latest streak at 547 days. Nope. Not injured. Not sick. Just thought it was time to go back to zero and begin fresh. Might even take today off too!

The Run Wave and The 3 Facebook Options

I had three separate, similar moments on the running trail yesterday morning, each paralleling the  experience of posting on Facebook. I was running on the Cherry Creek Trail and as I approached an oncoming fellow runner I did/said what I usually do/say: “Good Morning (as I wave)!” Consider that my aerobic version of a Facebook post, my status update. I am reaching out to another human being(s). As is the… Read More »The Run Wave and The 3 Facebook Options

The Run Wave and The 3 Facebook Options

I had three separate, similar moments on the running trail yesterday morning, each paralleling the  experience of posting on Facebook. I was running on the Cherry Creek Trail and as I approached an oncoming fellow runner I did/said what I usually do/say: “Good Morning (as I wave)!” Consider that my aerobic version of a Facebook post, my status update. I am reaching out to another human being(s). As is the… Read More »The Run Wave and The 3 Facebook Options

I Can See Clearly Now. Claritin Run?

Today I had one of those runs. It began like any other run with me walking up the hill to reach my townhouse complex entrance (no sense starting a run in oxygen debt, thus I walk to the top). From there I was off on my newly discovered seven mile hilly loop. The morning/day was/is beautiful. Hardly a cloud in the sky, just a slight breeze from the South. One… Read More »I Can See Clearly Now. Claritin Run?