Monthly Archives: June 2013

Juneathon Day 17: Hot, humid running

I ran 6 miles Monday morning, and the weather was hotter and more humid than it had been in recent days. A storm blew through overnight Sunday to Monday and left thing sticky. I was looking forward to going about … Continue reading

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Serena Williams: The best tennis player ever?

“I think I’ve always said a champion isn’t about how much they win, but it’s about how they recover from their downs, whether it’s an injury or whether it`s a loss.” — Serena Williams In a little more than a … Continue reading

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Catching up with Juneathon

OK, I thought when I signed up for Juneathon that I’d be able to blog daily. Obviously, I haven’t. All of my faithful readers know that they haven’t seen one of my blogs show up in their email or reader … Continue reading

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Juneathon Day 10: Urban Hikes

Monday was the opening day of youth program here called Lifetime Sports Academy. The program, which started 16 years ago, offers free golf, tennis and swimming lessons to any boy or girl between the ages of 8 and 18. After … Continue reading

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#Juneathon Day 9: Going to a TinCaps game

On Sunday, we rode to Parkview Field downtown to watch our Class A minor league baseball team, the TinCaps, play the Dayton Dragons. The TinCaps rallied in the bottom of the eighth inning to win 5-3. The game was a … Continue reading

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#Juneathon Day 8: A Volksmarch

Saturday, I headed over to Headwaters Park and did the Three Rivers Strollers annual Germanfest Volksmarch. I ran the 10Ks in 1 hour 12 minutes and 2 seconds. I was not running a race. In fact, Volksmarching came about in … Continue reading

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#Juneathon Day 6: Walking the dogs

I have two wonderful dogs that live in this house. One is a pointer-terrier mix and is about 12 years old. He’s not as spry as he used to be. He ambles when we go for walks. The other dog … Continue reading

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