A Different Run

This summer I took the plunge and ran for state office.  I am a teacher.  Funding has been cut while more and more requirements have been added.  We have not seen a raise in ten years.  So in April the teachers walked out.  A week before the walkout was to happen, our legislators finally managed …

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Cowardly Athlete

I love to do athletic things. I run...slowly.  Sometimes I pretend I am in a movie running in slow motion.  A slow synthesized mechanic sound plays across the screen...Gooooo Cyyynnndddyyy.  Mattress creaks accompany my motions.  Six Million Dollar Man mechanized reverberation...waa-aaa-aaa-aaa. I occasionally win my age bracket in races.  Once I even came in 2nd …

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