8 1/2 mile acceptance speech

  So I’ll never win an Emmy, Grammy or any other “-mmy” award.  In lieu of that I thought I’d give my “thanks goes to…” Acceptance speech after completing my 8 1/2 mile jog this evening.  So, I’ve done this route before. This is perhaps the 12th time in the past 15 months since I first ran this route and distance.  Tonight was my quickest time yet in 85... read more

‘Tis the Season for Family

This time of year many of us are traveling to visit family and friends. Buying gifts to put under the tree. Giving thanks for all we’ve been given.  I come from an extremely large, extended family compared to most people.   This image is my parents, their children, children’s spouses/partners, grand kids, and great grand kids.  I’m grateful for this family, as large and separated... read more