Monthly Archives: October 2015

Leader Of The Pack

I run, but not very fast. Drop me into a 5K race and you can pretty much set your watch by my 10-minute miles (not that I recommend this). My children, on the other hand, are rather speedy. Youngest child Jonathan, for example, runs cross country as a high school junior and is solidly in the top seven or eight among his 40+ teammates. As a practical matter, that means that during a race with one (or more) other teams, […] Click to read more…

 

Rules Of Engagement

My flight’s landing into McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas last week was aborted at the last minute. Seriously. Not an oxygen-mask-deploying, Denzel-Washington-piloting, grown-men-sobbing (hey, I never said I was brave) abort, but scary all the same. We were coming in for what seemed like a normal landing on a beautiful, clear day. Suddenly, with the runway already visible, the plane abruptly changed its mind and steeply banked upward for several minutes, going back up through the clouds. Listen To […] Click to read more…

 

What I Learned At The Supermarket

I have to confess; I kind of enjoy going to the supermarket. I don’t know why exactly, but I think it began back when our three kids were little and I was just looking for a spouse-sanctioned excuse to get the hell out of the house for a couple of hours. Whatever the reason, and since my wife Linda doesn’t particularly care for it, the weekly run to the market is on my list of to do’s. This past weekend, […] Click to read more…