Tag: travel

  • pmb, the post marathon blues

    Two sleeps. I’ve had two sleeps since race day. This time as I write these very words, forty eight hours ago and accounting for time zone difference, I was standing near the gear check for the Chicago marathon getting ready to strip down to my race kit and file into the corral. Six of us…


  • marathon five

    Four sleeps. I wrote that on some social media platform this morning. After three years and ten months of waiting. A pandemic. A race cancellation. Double deferrals. A knee injury and slow recovery. And an entire spring and summer of hard core marathon training, the race is in four sleeps. This time tomorrow we’ll be…


  • California Dreaming

    Yesterday I booked a flight to California. My uncle passed away last week, and so I’m escorting my mom down to the memorial service. On my big long list of “things to accomplish on my career break” I’d actually listed “take a weekend trip with one or both of my parents” and as it turns…