very bad things

This morning, I was up at 5:00 AM to run the Austin Livestrong Half Marathon (no PEDs were involved, thankyouverymuch Lance Armstrong) and, naturally, I wore the awful race shorts that made their debut in San Antonio a few months ago. (By the way, I’ve made the executive decision that I’m running every race in these shorts from now on, for maximum offensiveness and embarrassment.) Never one to miss an...

jump in de line

This past Saturday, I spent more time than I cared to standing in line. Oddly enough, I also experienced one of the best days I’ve had in recent memory. As it turns out, good things are often worth standing in line for. I kicked off the morning with a drive down to the Long Center, where the Exxopolis Luminarium exhibit was being held for a very limited engagement. I’d heard...