Tag Archives: Esperanto

  1. Letter from Brazil

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    May 4, 2015 by scratchtype1

    Today the mailbox held a surprise. Perhaps it shouldn’t have been a surprise, but both the letter writer and I …
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  2. Letter to Brazil

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    March 26, 2015 by scratchtype1

    The paper is smooth even under my diabetic fingertips that bear the marks of being poked and bled so many …
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  3. Breakthrough Runs, the sequel

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    February 17, 2015 by scratchtype1

    I am not the runner I once was. It shouldn’t surprise me, but there was something almost scary about looking …
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  4. Two and the Same and Not

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    November 25, 2014 by scratchtype1

    Maybe the last time I had run hard and full effort at a race was Broad Street 2008. Although I …
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  5. The Loneliness Inside of 30,000 Runners

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    November 23, 2014 by scratchtype1

    I stand with my back against some temporary fence. Darkness is giving way. It’s not terribly cold, but chilly enough …
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  6. The Sea of Words

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    October 19, 2014 by scratchtype1

    “Hey, I like your shoes!” is what an aid station volunteer, near the turnaround point of a race, shouted to …
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  7. hip better + mood better = 10.5 miles

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    September 28, 2014 by scratchtype1

    This time of year can scare me some. The sunlight hours are dwindling so now if I wake up from …
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