Category Archives: personal

Neighborhood Walk

Today my son and I participated in the Rust Belt Bloggers’ Neighborhood Walk. I pushed him around a section of Squirrel Hill and took pictures at most intersections and few other places. map of route photo set

2008 Race for Pace 5K

Well, I didn’t finish the Race for Pace in under 25 minutes, as I’d hoped. Still, I can’t be too disappointed. Running on a very hilly course just one week after running a grueling half marathon, I finished in 25:20. Not bad.

A Tale of Two Races: 2008 Great Race 10K and Chamber Classic Half Marathon

It was the best of races. It was the worst of races. On September 28, I ran a PR in the Great Race, finishing in 50:49. That’s more than 3 minutes faster than last year’s 53:56. The only way I could have been happier is if I’d broken 50 minutes. The Chamber Classic half marathon […]

Belated Birth Announcement

Sorry for taking so long to do this. I’m sure those who preceded me in parenthood understand how non-existent my free time is. 😉 On Monday, September 1, 2008, my first child was born. Alexander Craig Williams arrived at 4:28 AM after 7 hours of drug-free labor, weighing 7lbs 2oz and measuring 20.5in. Woot!

In Search of Catholic “To Kill a Mockingbird”

I met my wife three years ago in northern Quebec, and at the time she could barely speak English and I could barely speak French. Now that we are both proficient in each other’s language, one of the great joys of our married life has been to introduce each other to the literature of our […]