Are We Out of the Woods Yet?

  GREAT LAKES RELAY, July 14-16, 2017 The only downside to the GLR is that it is three days long and not thirty or three hundred. Last weekend three NYC friends and I joined our team of ten (Talkin’ Body [Glide]) to race 270 miles across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Much of the …

Stand Up to Sitting Down

  “Sitting is the new smoking” is a popular maxim these days. Google the phrase and you are confronted with all sorts of alarming information and confusing instruction. Wikipedia alone makes it sound fairly fatal: There is a significantly higher mortality rate among people who regularly sit for prolonged periods, and …

Taylor Street Tango

No idea if Taylor Street between Pine and California is one of the steepest blocks in San Fran. But it is steep enough that on one sidewalk the city planners went ahead and made it a stairway. Thank god, as it makes the trip down so much easier on my …