Archive for January, 2007

Glass Half Full

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2006_03_19_bkmarathon_1Despite lots of rumors to the contrary, the date for the Brooklyn Half is in fact April 14.  Certainly better than last year’s March 18.  An extra month of training, only a slim chance of ice on the boardwalk, plus you don’t have to run while "recovering" from St. Patrick’s Day proceedings, when the glasses are often more than half ...

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Happy Holiday

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"Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity."

Martin Luther King Jr., Strength to Love, 1963

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Polar Bear Swim

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6a00d8341d6c1953ef00e54f725bb78833-800wiFor those of you who have questioned my manhood, called me a Nancy, or suggested that I lack the requisite toughness to ever be a good athlete, I took the opportunity to prove you wrong on January 1, 2007.  It is then that I took the plunge into the Atlantic without a wetsuit.  The water was brisk at first, but once I got moving, ...

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