I ran my second marathon last Sunday.
The so-called “City Of Oaks” marathon goes 10 miles through downtown Raleigh – the “City Of Oaks” – then, it turns onto the new greenway and the pain starts.
It was a fantastic experience.
Here are a handful of random thoughts – four days after the fact.
In no particular order and for no particular reason:
One of the coolest things about being a parent is how every day brings new experiences as children grow.
For our 10-month-old, that means watching him learn about fundamental things like gravity, his reflection, and what things are and are not edible.
For our 4-year-old, that means a seemingly endless – often exhausting – stream of questions.
He wants to understand EVERYTHING. And he has no problem asking and clarifying and rephrasing until his curiosity is satisfied….
Lock up your daughters, North Carolina: Benjamin is finally here!!!!
As of this past weekend, Kharis is officially toddling around every chance she gets. Apparently taking queues from Jack Sparrow and the T-Rex, she looks a bit drunk, but it’s the most adorable thing you’ve ever seen. Daddy is quite smitten.
Don’t worry. I’m not interested in boasting about myself or comparing my life with yours. I just have to point out how awesome our friends and family have been this week. First of all, I need to brag on my wife: Khar-bear turned 1 last week, and Steph pulled out ALL the stops for her… Continue reading Can I Brag For A Minute?