crucial marathon playlist additions since NWM '11
Fake Empire - The National The Motto - Drake The Way It Is - Bruce Hornsby & the Range Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen (if you’re tempted to judge me take a look at the elevation change from miles 10-12 and then find it in your heart to deny me any song I feel like hearing, shameful as it may be )
Reach the Beach NJ 2012 →
or Ragnar Pennsylvania
This was on at the gym the other night and...
on trying to accomplish 101 things in 2.7 years
I love a good list. I love making plans. I love pursuing accomplishment. (Wow, that’s an awesomely dorky sentence.) So I created this back in the day. I hadn’t realized at the time that some people are anti these sort of lists - that they smack of privilege and/or are self-indulgent and/or stifling to spontaneity. They’re probably on to something, but for me the reminder to...
current preoccupation: Waves to Wine →
With only a brief email suggesting participation my cousin has me 75% convinced I need to do this even if it would be in the middle of Marine Corps Marathon training and involve either me shipping out my yet-to-be-purchased bicycle and/or risking riding(/trying to ride) 175 miles on a rented bike.
assorted reasons to be excited
half-priced Easter candy on the horizon last 50-mile week/two weeks until taper I have made it through five weeks of swim class, and continue to be astounded I can actually swim laps (I have lingering issues from being banished to the remedial swim group in 1987 because I was unable to float on my back) I actually ironed last night (I was only minimally successful, but the fact made time to...
March by the numbers
books: 6 (feels like cheating because two of them were pretty short) miles: 189 (most ever, mainly due to two insane 50-mile weeks)