Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

Ron Paul Coming to Pittsburgh!

The Hope for America Tour is coming to Pennsylvania! “Ron Paul is scheduled to make four stops in his home state over the next week and a half. This Thursday, April 3rd, Dr. Paul will visit his family in Pittsburgh and host a Freedom Rally at Indiana University of Pennsylvania at 2:00 PM ET and […]

2008 Just a Short Run Half Marathon

On Saturday, I ran my fourth half marathon at the 8th annual Just a Short Run. It was definitely my worst. I’m not too disappointed, though, considering I didn’t really train for it. BTW, that was a bad idea; don’t emulate me. Anyhow, I finished without walking (not counting water stops) in 2:19:50. I’m still […]

Concerns about Huckabee

I at first found Mike Huckabee to be an interesting character, as a possible bright point in the dismal lineup of presidential candidates. Unfortunately, his character did not bear up well when I looked at him further, and I’m sorry to see that some bloggers like Rod Dreher still think he’s a viable politician or […]

2007 Harry C. Holland Gutbuster 8mi

On a warmer-than-average Thanksgiving morning I ran the Gutbuster 8mi. I stumbled in at 1:34:23, exhausted and sore. Man that’s a brutal course, especially when you haven’t had time to train more than once a week. My split was a little more than 43:00, about a minute slower than last year’s 4mi finish. That’s not […]

My First Hash

On November 11 I ran my hash, the Pittsburgh Hash House Harriers‘ hash #1279 (Hash Veterans Veterans’ Day Hash). It was a fun romp through wooded areas of the West End that was more physically demanding than I’d expected. Photos here.