Ramblings From The Road

The ramblings of a rambling runner rambling about running and rambling.

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Not my wedding anniversary, mind you.  My running anniversary.  Nobody in my family sends me a card or calls to wish me well.  There are no flowers (except by occasional coincidence), and, well, my wife doesn’t really care if I remember it or not. But I do.  Because it’s so frickin’ easy to remember when […]



Apparently, there’s such a thing as too much of a good thing.  As with most thing, compression must be used in moderation.  In hindsight, this is kind of a “duh” moment. Those of you who follow my DailyMile may recall that between the Sunburst Marathon and Grandma’s I made several mentions of a Mystery Pain […]



I have come to a few realizations over the past few days…

I have to admit it; I’m a huge Olympic Geek.  In general, I’m not a sports fan.  With the exception1 of the four years I lived in New Hampshire prior to hitting the road, I’ve never followed sports.  I’ve attended a minor league hockey or baseball game occasionally, and it’s fun to watch, but I […]


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Main Entry1: ram·ble Pronunciation: \ˈram-bəl\ Etymology: Middle English, probably alteration of romblen, frequentative of romen to roam Date: 15th century intransitive verb a : to move aimlessly from place to place b : to explore idly to talk or write in a desultory or long-winded wandering fashion to grow or extend irregularly I’ve been meaning […]