Spring is back, at least for the weekend, after a chilly week I was happy and eager to get out in such beautiful weather. For those of you following or keeping tabs on the exciting life and times of a mountain goat trying to date, I can happily say that our second run date was… Continue reading Mountain trail! Run date! Poem.
While the temperature has taken a little drop this week, the skies remain blue and the air is (relatively) clean. We switched our offices around a few weeks back, just across a square into a different building. It is a “World Trade Center”, they seem to be in several different places. I remember one in… Continue reading Thursday thumping up the mountain! View from my office of my mountain! Poem.
Yeah, um, not a religious person at all but I do love me some easter chocolate, so eat ’em if you got ’em! A short run today, only 10k God I love being able to say that’s a short run now! Went to a party at my new running friend’s place last night and had… Continue reading Easter run! Chocolate! Favourite fun food! Poem.
We are so lucky with the crazy beautiful weather right now, I just want to be outside all of the time. As I was unencumbered by any work related activities I wanted to head out and do a bit more than usual. It’s been several months since I’ve run more than 22k so this was… Continue reading Long run! Poem.
That title says a lot so let me preface it all with my annoyingly typical frustrating day. Twelve o’clock class planned. Ready to go. Full steam ahead. Ding goes the phone at around 10:30. Cancelled. OK whatever I’ll just go in early and prepare my 2 o’clock class. It’s three hours long. 2-5pm. Ya know.… Continue reading Mountain run! Young punks put in their place! Poem.
Today’s run took us to a peak just over one thousand meters in the Chartreuse mountains. It was an absolutely gorgeous spring day made for running (and laughing and drinking beers and planning future runs!). We had a climb of just under 900 meters according to runkeeper (may or may not be the most accurate… Continue reading 13k in the mountains! Hundreds of meters climbed! Cat pics! Poem.
So if the old adage all work and no play makes Ben a dull boy, does the opposite no work and all play make Ben a super cool fantastic dude?? Just curious… Went for a stroll down by the river today. Lovely weather if a bit of a chill in the breeze. Was in no… Continue reading River 15k run! Cat pics! Poem.