Day 111, New Style

This morning was lovely — 10°, high humidity, high pollen, but clear and bracing. Since I had run hard yesterday morning, I resolved to go slowly today; as it turned out, I ran very slowly indeed, finishing at 10:07. Morning Office, fruit breakfast, some fiction reading, and then leaned into my research reading. Or that…

Super Spreader Saturday, 108

The morning weather was a bit wetter, a bit warmer, notably breezier, and much less limber (that last it was my legs, not the weather), so my run was significantly slower — 9:53. Grocery trip, Morning Office, hot breakfast, some housework, and I started reading both Count Zero and Diary of a Country Priest, since…

Between the First and Second Waves, Day 107

Usual this-week’s weather: 12°, humid, high pollen, and a usual this-week mile of 9:18. I felt good, with stable strength and breathing. Morning Office, fruit breakfast, finished reading Neuromancer, break at lunchtime, read some academic prose in the afternoon, which reminded me of the delight of reading fiction. Margaret supplemented last night’s leftovers with additional…

Same New Normal, Day 106

Another cool, grey, humid morning — 12°, high humidity but only medium pollen, and I felt good and limber, and my mile came in at 9:16. Morning Office, fruit breakfast, and I spent much of the day either poring over wine lists, or reading Neuromancer (I wanted to ease my senses back into long, patient…