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Thoughts on Boston…

April 15, 2013

I have a week vacation from student teaching and I expected to spend this afternoon applying for teaching jobs. With the idea that writing one’s thoughts can be therapeutic for author and reader alike I offer some thoughts about today. Patriots day is arguably the best weekend of the year to be a resident of Massachusetts. Celebrating the anniversary […]

Boston’s Real Problem

October 25, 2010

After my entry last week, I got a number of comments. Some were helpful, others less so. I feel like clarifying and adding to my ideas from my last entry would be helpful. Also after some thought I realized what Boston’s real problem is which I’ll address at the end of this entry. 1. It […]

How to fix Boston.

October 20, 2010

On Monday The Boston Marathon filled up in an unprecedented 8+ hours. 21,000 slots snapped up. Inexplicably, that was and is the only chance that many qualified runners will have to enter this, the oldest and most prestigious of marathons. Many people are trying to paint this positively as a win for the popularity of running. I disagree. […]

Boston. Check.

April 21, 2009

It’s probably too soon to fully appreciate what I did today but I wanted to write about it while it was fresh in my mind. Today I completed my first Boston Marathon. I ran it in 3 hours, 6 minutes and 29 seconds. That time is just over a minute faster than my Qualifying time […]


January 15, 2009

So this blog is supposed to be about the Czech Republic and my prep to get there but I just had a big highlight in my life and wanted to share it with others. On Sunday I successfully completed my first marathon at Walt Disney World (for those keeping score I’m 1 for 1). I […]