Dream Job

Blog readers of a certain age grew up with Seinfeld—NBC’s famous sitcom about nothing. That was the tagline: A show about nothing. Have you ever considered what that really means, “about nothing?” No big topics were ever raised. Each episode delved into the minutiae of the characters’ lives. We know about their personal grudges, their … Continue reading Dream Job

Bad Ass?

Babywater! Remember that? It’s the phonic rendition of my personal acronym BABWTR. Those who have been reading my blog since the beginning (possibly that’s only my wife, Susan) know all about this. For those of you who weren’t around or can’t remember, I’ve written ten posts about my half-assed attempt to become a Bad Ass … Continue reading Bad Ass?

All Loop-y

I’ve overdosed on running articles. For the past eighteen months, I’ve been getting Runner’s World again—something I do for a while every decade. I was tricked into this. I grabbed a magazine to read on vacation, and it included Michael Heald’s account of spending a few days with the “Writer Runner” Jamie Quatro. Every year … Continue reading All Loop-y