Category Archives: weather

A Wet Weekend

Sounds on the window pans tells me finally, the rain has arrived.  In the forecast, a wet weekend awaits the DC neighborhood (to everyone’s dismay). And not disappointing, all day long, the gloomy sky threatens the coming of the inclement … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 9 Dec 2018

This week, the 49th of the year, has been a cold one.  Temperatures hover below 50 degree Fahrenheit and trending downward.  By the weekend, highs are only around the 30’s.  When it is cold outside, I retrench inward. Self knowledge and life … Continue reading

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Happy Frigid Thanksgiving

Bitter cold is not only the forecast for tomorrow’s Thanksgiving, but also the sound from the wind gusts hollering outside.  The holiday weather will likely “be among the coldest on record,” so says the meteorologist. I will spare you the … Continue reading

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Say Hello To Avery, Everyone

Waking up this morning  a blanket of snow and ice covered the neighborhood.  In fact the whole National Capital region.  What a surprise and perhaps one of the earliest snowfalls in my memory. Yesterday, the sun was shining and temperature … Continue reading

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Run Report for Late October

The chill in the air gave me second thought about if I dressed warm enough.  You see I was prepared for my run today.  But the sun looked warm and inviting.  And I hated to be overdressed while running.  Not … Continue reading

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The Feel of Autumn

Here in the Mid-Atlantic, Autumn is marked by a spectacular palette of the changing leaf colors.  The shortened daylight adds a vivid touch to the final quarter of the year.   Below is one of my favorite representations. For me the … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 16 Sep 2018

A post-marathon week, lots of reflections and contemplation, recovery, as well as waiting for the massive Hurricane Florence to make landfall. My Erie Marathon took place last Sunday.  I finished the race with a time of three hours thirty-five minutes … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 20 – Inclement Weather Racing

3 mile easy pace, sunny & 72 degree. Weather forecast for Sunday’s Erie marathon is “heavy rain and windy” with high temperature in the mid-60s.  While not ideal, inclement weather is however manageable while racing. Here are the extra precautions I … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 19 – Heat Wave Break

Cross training, no running. The air conditioning has been running all day.  The poor thing is working overtime against a heat wave that hit the Capital region today. With the daytime high in the 90’s and evening low in the … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 16 – Tempo Intervals Reappraised

2 miles warm up, 6 x 1 mile @ 10K pace w/ 90 second rest, 1 mile cool down, sunny & 84 degree Today’s tempo intervals was more ominous in thoughts than in reality.  First, the weather.  The sun was … Continue reading

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