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Matthew Gallaway · 6d ago

The Snow Is a Good Reminder that Even the Worst Weather Might Eventually End

Florida seemed a long way off, in both time and distance, as I ran north through the storm on Tuesday, trying to keep my balance on the icy path. I had been planning to run on the treadmill,...
Matthew Gallaway · 1W ago

The Walking Dead Is Now Horrible But Florida Is Still a Perfect Zombie Landscape

On my flight out of New York City, I was excited to pass directly over Washington Heights. If I wasn't on this plane, I thought, I would probably be running on the path along the river, whic...
Matthew Gallaway · 3W ago

Die Sache Metropolis (Let's All Dance Like Kate Bush)

After the perfect temps in New Orleans, I didn't ever want to be cold again, but the weather had other plans. Even Clio found it difficult to find the motivation to go for her daily run. Oth...
Matthew Gallaway · 1M ago

The Miracle of St. Charles Avenue (Race Results)

It was difficult not to be completely charmed by the architecture of New Orleans, where I went to 1) attend some work-related meetings, and 2) run a half marathon (13.1 miles), which regular...
Matthew Gallaway · 2M ago

Hotel Carpets of the World

1. I planned to take more pictures of the snow, but the battery on my phone died almost immediately after I took it out of my pocket. 2. I took two pictures and the screen went black; pressi...
Matthew Gallaway · 2M ago

A Surprisingly Benign New Year Is the Best We Can Hope For

1. In running news, it has been a week of optimism, paranoia, and conspiracy. (Much like the year we're now saying goodbye to.) On Monday, running on a treadmill, I shattered my best time fo...
Matthew Gallaway · 3M ago

Notes on Christmas Eve, the Best Part of Christmas

1. All week I was dreading Saturday -- the day of my long run -- because the forecast called for freezing rain and high winds. Why did the weather gods hate me? On Thursday, Stephen said, "w...
Matthew Gallaway · 3M ago

Even in the Snow the Park Is a Perfect Political Metaphor

1. All week I was looking at the forecast and dreading this morning, predicted to have a mix of snow turning to ice turning to rain, which is not ideal running weather. The forecast turned o...
Matthew Gallaway · 3M ago

Late Autumn at ROKC (Also: End Free Parking)

1. On Sunday, Stephen and I went for a walk along the river, which was glowing. The midtown skyline was visible in the distance, only about seven or eight miles away, a three or four hour tr...
Matthew Gallaway · 3M ago

The Wind Said Lol (Welcome to Hell)

1. Yesterday the wind was from the south, which meant that I was running into the wind. Today, on my long run, I decided to run north, thinking I would trick the wind. 2. Guess what. The win...