Mr. Greg's Musings

My take on books, canoes, running, current events, movies, music (especially jazz and fado), science, technology and life its ownself

Sunday, July 26, 2015

The day after 19

Got your Sunday morning church right hear buddy.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Accidental bird

Amusing myself at the end. I'm such a bad kid (at heart, anyway). Then again, if I wasn't such a kid I wouldn't have been out there running (and finishing) 13.1 miles in that heat and humidity Saturday in the first place.

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Sunday, July 19, 2015

Spend a couple hours in the sauna

Half marathon No. 8 for 2015, Rock 'n' Roll Chicago, was a blistering (air temperature not land speed) sweat fest. But it is in the can. I need a shower, stat.

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Saturday, July 18, 2015

Shop 'til you drop

The Rock 'n' Roll Chicago half marathon expo is like a giant mall for runners, he said 4 pairs of socks, a pair of shorts, a new hat, a can of sunscreen, some Body Glide and a packet of Root Beer-flavored Gu later. At least I didn't buy any shoes.

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Saturday, July 04, 2015

Fast Fourth

I like getting a receipt, especially when it says I ran a minute faster on the back half, which always makes me giddy. I'm damn strange.

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Sunday, June 28, 2015

She plays the guitar, too, and rather well

If I'm going to stay up late two nights in a row, it's going to be for Ana Popovich!

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

So good, and so (not) good for you

Deep fried Oreos are wrong, just wrong ... and so good. I'll be eating nothing but kale next week to pay for my sins.

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If you're going to dig ditches, be the best ditch digger

Stuff happens, you've got to adapt, improvise, overcome and by the gods I can do it (defined as drink this cold beer).

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