Monthly Archives: October 2010

Cactus Rose crewing

Cactus Rose is the first 100-miler I’ve crewed at.  I’m at the Equestrian Aid Station with Eliot and Asa.  Miles 35 and 45 right now.  This race is mostly self-supported and it’s strange to just sit here waiting for friends … Continue reading

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I have three things to tell you.

1.  The weather is absolutely beautiful today.   Mid 70s, no humidity.  Hello November, let’s go for a run. 2.  The scene at the Howard’s house this morning. OK, Asa let’s hop in the car.  Mom just needs to get … Continue reading

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The sweat becomes you.

Yesterday I was running around like a nut and I was feeling pretty pleased with myself for making a meeting with exactly 30 seconds to spare and a hot cup of Starbucks in my hand.  My good friend met me … Continue reading

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Doing your best

There’s a Marcello family story about what my grandfather said to my dad when he came home with a report card full of A’s.  “No room for improvement.”  That’s how I remember the story anyway.  Maybe as a result, my … Continue reading

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Hot October

It was 94 degrees here in San Antonio yesterday, October 25th.  I ran 20 miles in the morning and was wiped out for the rest of the day.  94 degrees will smack you down if you haven’t run in it … Continue reading

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Tape, scissors & a combine harvester

Another great group of students this weekend.  Another great co-instructor.  Ah, it’s good to be so spoiled.   Eliot had to take the class and it was so nice to spend the whole weekend together — even though it meant … Continue reading

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Jam-packed weekend

I’m teaching another WFA this weekend. I’ll just be commuting over to UTSA (University of Texas at San Antonio) this time — and not wrangling with one cup coffee machines in fancy hotels.   Right now I’m sitting at the … Continue reading

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