Monthly Archives: August 2013

Run, Robert, run — Santa Rosa marathon

It is difficult to put into words how much it means to me to have completed my first marathon.  Achieving a life-long “bucket-list” goal is wonderful and highly emotional for me.  I don’t recall at what point in my life … Continue reading

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The Holy Grail and other famous movie treasures

In addition to the Holy Grail itself, movie history is full of famous grail-like objects and living beings being desperately sought (in no particular order): Golden Ticket – Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Rosebud – Citizen Kane Tesseract – The … Continue reading

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more gratitude

I especially want to thank my friend Lori for lending me her awesome pick-up truck Saturday so that I could drive to Mill Valley and transport the queen-size bed that my friend Sue gave me!  Saved me a lot of … Continue reading

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grateful for friends & family

I am continually amazed and humbled by the kindness and generosity of my friends, especially during this challenging time of transition.  I do not believe the notion “ask and you shall receive” is always true for everyone.  Lots of people … Continue reading

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Homer

No, not Homer Simpson.  As in the Odyssey.  I feel like I’m starting another great adventure.  And also like I’m hitting a home run (because I love my sports analogies). Three nights in the apartment and counting; this is the … Continue reading

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monstrous day

Wow, I accomplished quite a bit today.  First, I got up early, ate a big breakfast, and ran 20 miles on the Iron Horse Trail in 2 hours and 39 minutes.  Drove back to the house, showered, ate a bit … Continue reading

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