In a Photo Finish with Selfie-Guy

It took me a long time to complete this story. Partly because of finding the time to write it. Partly because I wasn’t ready to let it go, and putting it down “on paper” seemed to make it final. My first time in Boston! What a beautiful city! Steve and I drove from Ottawa, and […]

Beauty from ashes. That is what I witnessed in Boston

That’s the first thought that comes to my mind when I reflect on the past weekend. Just. Wow. I ran the Boston Marathon yesterday. My seventh marathon – my second Boston. And yet it felt like a new experience – like nothing else I’ve ever done. I can still hear the cheers. See the faces. […]

WE ARE BOSTON STRONG and the whole world knows it!

I am 49 years old, married to a marathoner and have two beautiful girls. 2014 was my 13th Boston Marathon. Last year in Boston I had a great race finishing in my fastest Boston time – 3:17:10. When I finished, I grabbed my clothes and went to Exhale Spa for a wonderful shower. This has […]

One and Done, I Thought!!!

I began running in 1977, just after returning from a trip where I met a guy who had “run a marathon.” That sounded like a neat thing to do, so I decided I’d like to try it. I had no running experience, other than trying to prepare for high school football, a sport I participated […]