Running blind

I had a dead battery epiphany last week on my evening run. My GPS battery went out after 2 miles, but I decided to go ahead and run my 10 miles anyway and figure out my average pace at the end. Usually I’m watching my real time pace and trying to stay at 8:50, which…

The edge of the board

Thirty cold, wet, white plastic stairs. You’re grasping the shiny chrome handrails, careful to hang on with each step up. As you rise higher in the air you get a whole new perspective on the landscape and your friends on the concrete pool deck below.  You’ve seen others go off the public pool high dive,…

Half way there: 2012

I wrote a letter to my future self on New Year’s Eve, 2011, essentially laying out my goals for this year. Since it is half way through 2012, let’s take a look at what I projected and what’s yet to be done. Publishing my goals has been my key to accountability. How am I doing?…