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If April, as the great poet T. S. Eliot maintained, is the cruelest month, then March, for me, was its polar opposite–blessed, munificent, generous to a fault. But as that other great poet, Bruce Springsteen, has observed, “you can’t walk … Continue reading
I was late getting to the start line. Very late. Tables and chairs had already been stacked up underneath tents. The last empty gel packets and banana peels had been picked up and thrown into the garbage bags, which were … Continue reading
If Montgomery Burns designed a half marathon course, I imagine it would look a little like the Flower City Half Marathon: two nasty hills a little past the halfway point with a short section of cobblestones on the second to mess … Continue reading
Just two weeks after Burlington, I let Tessa talk me into riding 100 km in the Rochester Tour de Cure, my first-ever long-distance bicycle ride. So it was back on the bicycle, which served the dual purpose of keeping my … Continue reading
I am exhausted. Worse, I’m now 2/3rds of the way through the Hanson’s program, and I still have no idea if I am going to pull off this ambitious escapade.