January Jellies

The holidays are over all right, but it seems they’ve left something behind. An extra bun or 2 on my behind, and while I’m as big a fan as any of “junk in the trunk”, at a bird-boned 5’5, that junk just don’t fit. No recourse but to get fit, and to that end I’m…

the running game

The game is over, the pigskin tossed to the heap of spare sporting equipment for the season, the dip bowl washed and dried, but the day’s events aren’t summarized as neatly as that. For those Santa Barbarans who came out for the 9th Annual Santa Barbara Super Bowl Run, there is still the recap of…

Silent Stadium

  For the fourth place winner there is no fanfare, no spot on a dais nor humble expression required. Fourth place—in itself—is already humility. There will be no need for the fourth place winner to attend the celebratory dinner, no need to prepare a speech, thanking Mom and Dad, and possibly a surprise figure from…