Tete D’Or Taper

Tete D’Or Taper

The final of the taper runs for the working week this morning. Another five kilometers with a focus on a steady rhythm, a nice cadence, Zone 2 heartrate, and avoiding injury. Once again, I achieved what I set out to do and was back, happy, and in the shower feeling...
Empire Burlesque

Empire Burlesque

Just gonna say it: Empire Burlesque is a solid album. Sure, it is no Blood on the Tracks or Highway 61 but it is solid. I had it on this morning as I headed out for the run I needed to get in before yet another big day. Jamie is spending Sunday with me and I have to...
Planet Money on the Pentes

Planet Money on the Pentes

Jamie was off at fencing this morning and Cécile was back to work so I had a little time free to fit in a run. As I’m still getting into things I was only looking to get in a nice 10K loop or so, and as long as I fit in a little climbing I would be happy. I...
Footing During Fencing

Footing During Fencing

A long day with an early start which meant that I didn’t really have a lot of time to fit in my run. Still, where there’s a will there is a way and so I found myself running in the Parc de la Tete D’Or in the early evening while Jamie was at fencing....
Macron’s Dangerous Democracy

Macron’s Dangerous Democracy

H.L. Mencken once offered this definition of democracy: Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard. The French people voted in a young, confident Emmanuel Macron in 2017 and, among his promises to the...