I Ran Today

Because it's 57 degrees and spitting. Because there was a 17 mph wind coming off the ocean. Because I actually like the dark, gloomy, angry ocean. Because I didn't like the way the first blouse I put on this morning fit. Because today is the birthday of one of my co-workers = donuts and ice cream …

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Race Day

The rain that began when I went out to feed the chickens well before sunup and followed me to Norfolk ceased as I parked the car. The howling winds, however, did not. Standing in the corral listening to the National Anthem, flags whipping furiously in the wind, awaiting the start, I felt no jitters, no …

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