Progress Report: A Dream Deferred.

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?Or fester like a sore--and then run?Does it stink like rotten meat?Or crust and sugar overlike a syrupy sweet?Maybe it just sagslike a heavy loadOr does it explode? Langston HughesAfter my life partner, Bernice B. Wagner, died in February 2011, I [...]

Hall of Famers Among Us

One of the themes of this blog is that running will make better people out of us. I would like to share the stories of two exemplary runners it has been my privilege to know, train and compete with. Over the years, the Arizona Senior Olympics along with the Arizona Masters Track & Field venues have crowned many [...]

Here’s Mud in Your Eye

Beyond the very extreme of fatigue and distress, we may find amounts of ease and power we never dreamed ourselves to own; sources of strength never taxed at all because we never push through the obstruction.” William James The Argument: (RFYL) I believe I run in order to become a better person. There is growing evidence [...]