At The Zoo

“It’s a light and tumble journey from the east side to the park, just a fine and fancy ramble to the zoo”  or so wrote Paul Simon, a quintessential New Yorker, about the Central Park Zoo. I am reminded of that tune this morning on the eve of the TCS NYC marathon because I am … More At The Zoo

Penultimate

A while back I worked with a person at one of my clients who loved the word penultimate. Being in marketing we are all prone to hyperbole, and this fellow used to regularly describe the products or brands or events he was working on as the “penultimate” example of whatever that thing was. In meeting after … More Penultimate

New York Minute

For my long run this week the NYRR Virtual Trainer recommended finding a race. “Go out and race a half — not only will it be fun, but you’ll get a good idea of what time you can run in the TCS NYC Marathon!” Well I haven’t raced in a little while – and who … More New York Minute

#Imanightrunner

Almost a year ago I got a Christmas gift of the Night Runner 270 shoe lights. Usually I run waaaay before the sun comes up and I’d had some scary encounters with drowsy/crappy/inattentive drivers who apparently missed all my reflective gear. Not to mention the occasional alligator, deer, fox, or coyote. One morning the guy … More #Imanightrunner