I gave myself Sunday morning off running (not quite hung over, but undeniably somewhat groggy), but it’s been two miles a day since then. This was the last week of teaching in one of the degree pathways at St Stephen’s House, so I’ll be a bit less frantic beginning next week. And it’s the beginning…
All posts in November 2021
Big Day Pre-Event
Two miles in 9°, which felt like a glorious heat wave, last-minute preparations, and a glorious dinner party for Margaret’s Nth birthday.
Michaelmas Half Term
Two miles yesterday, in clear 1° air, on dear Margaret’s birthday, and two more this morning in 0° weather. Someone is mocking me. Hot breakfast yesterday, Rick’s today. Time to clean the house for tomorrow’s big birthday bash for my sweetheart.
Wednesday of Fourth
I started exercising about five years ago. I was thinking about two things: My father’s pulmonary fibrosis (and my own shallow breathing), and my mother’s multiple sclerosis. I started by skipping rope, reasoning that this would address both concerns. The aerobic exercise got me breathing more deeply, and the jumping provided a daily check on…
Two Miles Two Degrees
Yes, it’s November, but this is a bit on-the-nose; the weather could have sloped off gradually and gotten to frost closer to the middle of the month. Two miles, two degrees, hot breakfast, teaching, tutoring, marking, Mass….
Monday of Fourth
Two chilly miles, fruit breakfast, meetings, marking, examining. Full day.