There are thousands of birds in the tree stand across from my house this morning. The sound they make together is like water flowing in a brook. Above them a small flock of geese circles, looking for a place to … the rest “Aviators”
I’ve spent a lot of days and nights (most) by myself this last year. I think I generally handle the isolation pretty well. Tonight is tough. It makes you realize why being able to selectively turn off memories is such … the rest “Wishing everyone peace…”
The year was rolling down, and a vital curve had been reached, the tilt that gives way to headlong rush. And when the monarch butterflies had passed and were gone, the skies were vacant, the air poised. The dark night into which the year was plunging was not a sleep but an awakening, a new and necessary austerity, the sparer climate for which I longed. The shed trees were brittle and still, the creek light and cold, and my spirit holding its breath.
I was really trying to go sub 2:00/500m on the second one but only got close. I think this was my best combined performance for 10K though. Went 2:00.1 and 2:00.5 so I’ll take it.
The donation tally does not reflect some donations made by check so we are actually only $204.00 away from DOUBLING the original goal of $750.00. I think I will probably finish 200K meters on Sunday. That’s four days to get just a few more donations! $200.00 will feed a LOT of kids through this program. Let’s get it done!
Ok. 2x5000m done for the day. My walk outside today was a real slog through snow so my legs felt a little flat tonight. But! Only 60,000 meters to go! Tomorrow I hope to be 75% of the way to 200K. Listening to Charles Tolliver Big Band.
There’s this guy who mostly walks around in dirt wearing UGG boots and this giant helmet you can’t see out of. And he’s not allowed to ever take off the helmet for no reason whatsoever. Also he has a really … the rest “So Far on The Expanse…”