Raceday

With sweetheart Libbie Marshall, we raced the Skandia 5K. Lib won her age group (70-79) with a 47:15.3 Don was second in his age group (winner six year younger) with a 28:18.8. Results

Thursday

Go for a walk.

Wednesday

Hey, slow down! Hiking/running with a mate

Breaking News!

A new world’s record.

Raceday

Tonight was the last of the 2023 All Comers meets at Hayward Field. The mile had 46 racers. largest field in All Comers history. My time was 8:48.50, about eight seconds faster than two weeks ago. In cheater shoes on maybe the fastest track in the world. Beat four people. Next race is a 5K on August 12. With my sweetheart.

Results

Book Lover

Books read in July. Five favorites with astericks.

The Spectacle Of Skill: Selected Writings of Robert Hughes by Robert Hughes*
The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers by Maxwell King*
Napoleon’s Privates: 2,500 Years of History Unzipped by Tony Perrottet*
Freedom by Sebastian Junger
East to the Dawn: The Life of Amelia Earhart by Susan Butler
Kangaroo Notebook by Kobo Abe
The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets of Happy Living by Meik Wiking
Uppity Women of the Renaissance by Vicki Leon
Francisco Goya: A Life by Evan S. Connell
The Know It All: One Humble Man’s Quest To Become The Smartest Person In The Whole World by A.J. Jacobs*
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself*

The reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one. –George R. R. Martin

Friday

Excellent: Goya: Crazy Like A Genius

Saturday

Kipyegon shatters mile world record. Watch

Wednesday

What Happened When Oregon Decriminalized Hard Drugs?

Tuesday

Today we enjoyed: Nureyev: A Portrait

And Nureyev in Swine Lake with Miss Piggy.  You can find it on You Tube.  Very funny.