POUNDING PLANETARY PAVEMENT…
Just a quick post today as I’m knee-deep working on a script (don’t you hate it when that day job intrudes on your running banter).
Actually, it’s really a repost. I saw a cute article at Runner’sWorld.com about the Martian rover Opportunity.
When the rover touched down on our nearest planetary neighbor in 2004, it had a projected mission duration (aka “life expectancy”) of 93 days. And it was only supposed to travel about 600 meters. Read the rest of this entry
VACATIONING IT TO START 2015!
Been having such a good time touring the South with Lindy that I’ve decided to stay down for another week, visiting Cape Canaveral (NASA… Woo Hoo) and spending a few days in my old college stomping ground of Sarasota. FYI, Florida State’s graduate film school was located in Sarasota for its first few years of existence before moving up to the main Tallahassee campus.
As a result, however, I’m going to be missing my first scheduled race of the New Year… the aptly titled New Year’s Race Half Marathon on Saturday night in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, they don’t offer bib transfers or deferrals so I just have to eat the registration cost. I’m not thrilled about that, but it’s a small price to pay for another week of fun in Florida (or “America’s Wang” as Homer Simpson puts it). Read the rest of this entry