Archive for the ‘Band of Brothers’ Category

You Sank My Battleship!

This week I’ve been reading a corker of a book by Robert K. Massie called “Castles of Steel”.  It’s all about the World War I sea battles between England and Germany. (An aside:  all of Mr. Massie’s books are EXCELLENT!!!!! Go get them.  Read them.) I’m not quite done, but I’m pretty sure I know [...]

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Posted May 9th, 2012 | Tags: Band of Brothers

Where in the World is Tessie Rundiego?

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I decided that I’m  running to Toccoa, GA by way of ol’ Arkansas.  The 30 Freeway runs right out of Dallas and straight there. I have run 40.3 miles since I started on March 10, and that puts me right about Campbell, TX.  Wow!  What a great town!  I really wish I could stay a [...]

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Posted March 17th, 2012 | Tags: Band of Brothers, Mileage Update, Running,

It’s Here!!!! It’s Here!!!!

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Yesterday I was kvetching because I hadn’t yet received the brochure for the Beyond Band of Brothers Tour.  Then I went out to the mailbox and there it was. Wow!  Whoever put this puppy together deserves a LOT of money.  Because it made me want to call up right then and there and reserve two [...]

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Posted March 13th, 2012 | Tags: Band of Brothers

Currahee!!!

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  Currahee is a small mountain (or a large hill) in Toccoa, Georgia.  It is three miles up, and three miles back down.  And I want to go there and run those three miles up and three miles back down. Camp Toccoa was where the soldiers of the 101st Airborne, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Easy [...]

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Posted March 12th, 2012 | Tags: Band of Brothers, Running,