2016 London Marathon and the Camino Trail

2016 London Marathon and the Camino Trail

Since I retired, even though I have been traveling for most of the last four years, sometimes I feel like I need a little more of a challenge. Something to push me a little. Something more physical than mental. Something requiring dedication more than nerve. I have...
Travel Tip: Get In Shape

Travel Tip: Get In Shape

At best, I have always been a reluctant athlete and I have never been what anyone would call a talented one. I am persistent and I have pretty good endurance, but I have never entered a serious athletic contest with the expectation of winning.  Even though I will...
Heaven and Hell

Heaven and Hell

I don’t know why but one July day in Houston, Texas in 2002 I got it in my mind that I wanted to run a marathon. I had never been a serious runner; I wasn’t in particularly good shape at the time and I wasn’t looking to take my fitness to some lofty “next level”. I...

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