Magic School Bus

This morning was the last trip to school for my kindergartner in his three-wheeled runner-powered yellow school bus. I pushed him the half-mile to school nearly every weekday this year, through sun, sleet, rain, and snow. He’s a kid who knows what he likes, and over the hundreds of days we did …

Slap Happy

  Where was I the other day when I got slapped? Oh, yeah. Mile nine on a Sunday morning ten-miler. I was pushing the pace a little, trying to negative split the second half by more than a couple minutes, knowing I had the benefit of a strong tailwind to amplify my efforts. About …