An Asterisk (For Now)

While I fancy myself more Batman than Superman (my Flash days are long behind me), I do have my own Kryptonite:  heat and humidity.  So, back in late May, when I decided to train for another crack at a sub-twenty minute 5K, the weather in the Midlands of South Carolina looked to be the fly inRead more

Old Dog, New Trick?

April 11, 2009 was probably the most historic day in Fowler Family running history.  Not only was the Newberry County Memorial Hospital 5K that day the first 5K for my wife, my son, and me, all three of us actually won age group division awards. As an eleven year-old fifth grader, my son finished first in the 10-14Read more

Dogged Days of Summer

dogged [dawgd, dogd] adjective, Southern U.S. 1.doggoned; damned; confounded: Well, I’ll be dogged! – I stood at the end of my driveway and assessed the situation. Cicadas were already creating their summertime background noise. The sun was just about to peek over the tree line. Some  patchy fog looked like it would help mute theRead more