Monthly Archives: February 2017

Japan Journal: Up so long it looks like down to me

    I don’t need the white weather report to tell me that it is gray and rainy in Osaka. The first time I ran the Boston Marathon, I made many mistakes. Some of my mistakes were the kind of … Continue reading

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Japan Journal: Prologue

  Water spouts at the harbor welcome me to Otsu, on the shore of Lake Biwa. Tyler tells me that we first started talking about Japan back in June 2016. The original idea was for him to enter the Tokyo Marathon … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts on Streaks

(Statement on Ron Hill’s twitter feed, announcing the end of his streak on January 29th, 2017)   “I thought I might I die but just made it to 1 mile in 16 minutes and 34 seconds. There was no other … Continue reading

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Exit Strategy

Traffic was light this morning as I drove the familiar miles North on 128 to my office in Burlington. Arriving at 7:30, I found the parking lot mostly empty and pulled into a spot near the side door where I … Continue reading

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