Beautiful Run

Thanksgiving seems to make everybody post lists of what they're thankful for. Instead, I will just describe all the good things about today's run, and state that I'm thankful for everything that made that run happen (which is a lot of things). Late in the afternoon I stepped out the door into cool evening air. I walk a short distance on a reasonably quiet street, past a school. Turn at the quaint

My First Brick

This morning I biked to work (12 miles) for the first time in quite a while. I still took it fairly easy, keeping my cadence high. (A crucial part of that is to not have your bike computer show you how fast your going. Having the average speed showing is even worse.) It was a pleasant surprise to see I averaged 17.1 mph on the way in. Since I was "

Ride in the Dark

On Thursday I did my weekly bike ride, after work. Thanks to evil clock-people, it's dark by the time I get home from work. (I would happily drive to work in the dark to get at least some daylight after work.) Sure, it's not as safe as riding in daylight, but I don't think the risk is all that high. I started out feeling great, enjoying just a little tailwind. Riding in