Cancer’s MVP – Cigarettes

A few weeks ago I was asked to join the committee for the American Cancer Society’s DetermiNation Team here in Chicago. I gladly accepted. About the same time I was starting to think about the 2012 Berlin Marathon.  I’ll be running a few races this year trying to raise some more money for the DetermiNation TeamContinue reading “Cancer’s MVP – Cigarettes”

Take 2 Taperafed and Call Me in the Morning

There’s something wrong with me.  Really.  That’s what my wife has been telling me over and over lately. I pester her, ask her the same running questions every day.  Then ask her again. I’m driving her crazy…and she’s a runner!  All runners are crazy! What is my problem you ask? I’m convinced that I can’tContinue reading “Take 2 Taperafed and Call Me in the Morning”

Thank You Mr. Jobs

Steve Jobs died today. He died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 56. He was a visionary who started the world’s largest tech company from his parents’ garage back in 1976. All this year I have been fundraising for the American Cancer Society’s DetermiNation team.  I dedicated myself to running eight different races with the finalContinue reading “Thank You Mr. Jobs”

The $1,000 Haircut

Every once in awhile you’re thrown a curve ball in life.  Something comes out of left field. A few weeks back I was sitting on my deck having a cold boat drink when I got a phone call from a co-worker/ex-boss of mine, Joe Cappelletti.  He simply said “Go check your email…I just sent youContinue reading “The $1,000 Haircut”

A Cancer Ass Kicker

I’m a charity runner for the American Cancer Society’s DetermiNation Team. For me it brings a great deal of pride and satisfaction knowing that the endurance sports I compete in can bring someone that much more closer to being cured of this awful disease. At least that’s what I dream of….then you hear the stories.Continue reading “A Cancer Ass Kicker”