Month: October 2012

Slowly Getting Faster

  I ran the Boulder Half Marathon on Sunday. It remains one of the prettiest courses that I have ever run (2012 slideshow). It was a perfect fall day. The temperature at the start of the race was perhaps 50 rising

A Quick Trip to Maui

Until last week, I had only been to Hawaii, once, a few years ago, on a whirlwind trip to Big Island, Kauai and Oahu.  Last week I had the opportunity to enjoy a weeklong decadent stay in Maui. While Kauai

Icarus Rising

Why did Icarus need to fall? I remember translating (from the Latin) the myth of Icarus in Ovid’s Metamorphoses as a young girl. It seemed natural and obvious that Icarus should fall. What hubris! How dare he try to fly so high?