Archive for the ‘Running’ Category

Big T Does Big D – My Marathon Re-Cap


Okay, okay, I know I said “Enough Said”, but really, you can’t expect me to run a whole entire marathon without talking about it, can you? The marathon I ran was the Big D Dallas Marathon on Sunday, April 15, 2012.  I signed up a long, long time ago.  So long ago that I didn’t [...]

Posted April 20th, 2012 | Tags: Running

Is Running Cheap? I Blow the Lid Wide Open in a Startling Expose


The short answer: it can be. Like so many things in life, the “Cheapness”  of running just depends.  Really all you need are your feet, some comfy old clothes, and the heart of a champion.  Almost everyone has at least two out of those three, which is a good place to start. When I started [...]

Posted April 13th, 2012 | Tags: Frugal Ideas, Running

A Cheapster Easter

Easter got off to a bang this year.  I got up super early (3:30 am), drank some coffee, then headed out at 4 am-ish for a 20 mile run.  Yes, I DID run 20 miles.  Yes, on only two cups of coffee (this is a VERY BAD thing to do, don’t YOU ever ever do [...]

Posted April 10th, 2012 | Tags: Bowling, Food, Frugal Ideas, Running

Where in the World is Tessie Rundiego?


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 [...]

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



  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 [...]

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


New Year's 2012

Last night I went back and re-read a lot of my old posts.  Man!  I crack myself up.  Which is a good thing, because somebody has to do it. It reminded me of a lot of stuff, too.  I guess that’s why people keep journals, because it’s fun to read about things that you forgot [...]

Posted March 11th, 2012 | Tags: Bowling, Camaro, Running