Two Tunnels

Two Tunnels

First day back in the office after the Christmas and New Year break and it starts with a run. I was up early at 5:30am and out the door for a 5:45am start. The goal? To get in a nice 45 minutes or so and some climbing, too. I headed up the street from the Place des...
That Was the Year That Was

That Was the Year That Was

First day of 2018 and the first run of the new year! 2017 was a good year for me on the sports side of things and I spent a couple of minutes this morning looking back at the events I ran and how I performed while Jamie watched an episode of Voltron. A couple of...
Hour of Cardio

Hour of Cardio

Into the gym again today for another workout, this time with the aim of seeing what I can fit into a lunch break. The lunch breaks round these parts are relatively long. If I get in early, get my work done, and leave the office at 12 noon, I really don’t have to...
Testing the Gym

Testing the Gym

Getting it all together this year: a wedding, a challenging career, some sporting goals, and staying fit. Of course, I don’t have a lot of time more than last year – indeed, it seems that 2018 is going to be composed of 24 hour days just as 2017...
Snow on the Slopes

Snow on the Slopes

Sometimes it just doesn’t feel great – that was today. I started off after dropping Jamie at fencing in the sixth arrondissement, crossed over the Rhone to the Presque Isle, and then passed over Terreaux to the Old City. The goal was to head up the stairs...
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...