Archive for December, 2008

Nothing makes me feel like such a loser as reading my New Year’s Resolutions at the end of the year. At the start of ’08, I sat down with my serious face on and wrote down several items that I had every good intention of making a working part of my life. “The 5 Year […]


And sometimes I get nervous When I see an open door Close your eyes Clear your heart Cut the cord — The Killers “Human” The other day I was listening to the newest release by my latest, favorite band and something about this verse really got under my skin. On the ride from Trumbull to […]


Time Off

21Dec08

Vacation is sweet. Since the Jingle Bell 5K, I have taken a decidedly less disciplined approach to fitness. Beginning with a full week off from running, I have scaled things way back, slept in on several mornings and eaten pretty much anything I wanted. The result? I stepped on the scale last night before our […]


Yesterday we ran Trumbull’s Jingle Bell 5K. Joining me on the starting line was the lovely, talented and current Mrs. Thompson. My good friend and frequent workout partner Jack Felling and his SO Lindsey Dean. Also, the fast-rising running talents, Wendy and Mark Levy were in attendance. Last year, Mark ran this race with little […]


Thanksgiving was all that I could ask for. A lot of time spent with family and friends, more than a little bit of overindulging in some fantastic foods, serious hours of football and, of course, the pursuit of fitness.   We got things underway on Thursday morning. At 7:45 my friends Wendy, Mark and Jack […]