Monthly Archives: July 2014

Have We Become More Weather-Averse?

I don’t want to be the grumpy old man in the EZ-boy who tells annoying stories about how tough it was when he was a kid, but I’m struck by the number of road races that got canceled on July … Continue reading

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Lucky Louis Finishes His Last Race

Louis Zamperini passed away this week. The former NCAA mile record holder, 1936 Olympian, WW II fighter pilot, survivor of Japanese prison camps, and the subject of Laura Hillenbrand’s remarkable chronicle, “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, … Continue reading

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Some Like It Hot

Over the last couple of days, Boston welcomed its first really hot and humid weather of the summer. After a near-perfect weekend, temperatures rose into the nineties on Monday and Tuesday, prompting evasive maneuvers from much of the populace — … Continue reading

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