The Chronic Curmudgeon 2003 Archives

The picture of Major League Baseball and Series with Baseball 1. The Yankees lost their first playoff game today. I don’t know what would make me happier – the Red Sox winning the World Series, or George Steinbrenner undergoing a complete meltdown when the small market Twins defeat his Best Team Money Can Buy. I still want my Sox to win it all, but this week you... Read More

The Chronic Curmudgeon 2003 Archives

The picture of Bush family and CNN/YouTube presidential debates with Politics 1) The Red Sox signed Curt Schilling. I’m of two minds on this deal. From an on-the-field perspective, I am thrilled. Schilling is a bona-fide horse – an innings eater who wants the ball deep into games; a power pitcher who will strike out 250-300 a year; a born competitor with a history of success against the Yankees.... Read More

The Chronic Curmudgeon 2003 Archives

The picture of Bush family and United States with CNN/YouTube presidential debates 1) The Red Sox signed Curt Schilling. I’m of two minds on this deal. From an on-the-field perspective, I am thrilled. Schilling is a bona-fide horse – an innings eater who wants the ball deep into games; a power pitcher who will strike out 250-300 a year; a born competitor with a history of success against the Yankees.... Read More

Sports drink jake

Happy Sunday! I have just finished prepping lunches for the week and am propped up on the couch next to Holly as we mess around on the internet.

Yesterday I did my first 22 miler and it was awesome! I had some left knee and tendon pain but it wasnt too bad. The sports drink Jake concocted for me I downed at mile 11 when I looped back to my car to sherpa for myself. After that I cursed town lake and the non working water... Read More

Marathon training block

The picture of marathon training block and race plan perfectlyuntil mile with body mind brain Setting goals can be a scary thing. Running marathons can be a scary thing. Sharing your goals can be even a scarier thing.

What happens when you fall short? How does this experience make you feel? Do we really learn from it?

I have now left Chicago and have spent the last few days reflecting on the last 10 months and the... Read More