Monthly Archives: August 2008

Born To Walk

Yesterday, for the first time in over five months, I went running. This may not sound like a big deal to you. But for me, it was a run I’d been waiting for since March 13th – the day I had the ACL (the “Something beginning with an A, Something beginning with a C, Ligament”) in my knee replaced. And so even though I was restricted to just eight minutes, it was a thrill. The truth is, I felt good […] Click to read more…

 

Hanging By A Thread

If you’ve been receiving this newsletter for even a little while, I’m sure you’ve come to view me as a serious, thoughtful, dare I say… highbrow kind of person. And while I appreciate your kind words (thank you), it will probably come as a shock when I reveal the following: When the Sunday newspaper arrives each week, the first section I read is the comics. In fact, and as long as we’re telling tales today, I should mention that there […] Click to read more…

 

Celebrate, Celebrate

The other day I sent out an invitation for the annual summer birthday party of my company, Blue Penguin (8 years). I invite everyone who subscribes to my twice-monthly newsletter, with a simple offer: Come to a local (fantastic) outdoor ice cream place, chat with other folks for a couple of hours, eat great ice cream.  All my treat.  Pretty good deal all around. The first one I did was in 2005, at my five year anniversary.  My coach had harassed me […] Click to read more…