Community is where you make it

Tag: race

  • Another Vicarious Victory

    I take success where I find it. Many times, it in celebrating the victories of others. Here’s a doozy. Last Sunday my brother-in-law completed the an Ironman 70.3 — 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, and 13.1 mile run. He describes the race: I had a great swim, which is good as it’s probably my…

  • Barack Obama’s Speech on Race: “A More Perfect Union”

    Politico offers the transcript of Barack Obama’s speech on race. The Sunday Gang has the audio of Obama’s speech. And here’s the video. Hat tip: Dave Winer.

  • My Dad, the Half-Marathoner

    My dad ran the Lake Natoma Four Bridges half marathon this last Sunday. According to the posted results, he ran in about 2.5 hours with an 11:12 pace. Congratulations, dad!

  • An unrealized dream

    On this day when we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., we recall his speech, “I Have a Dream” calling for a color-blind society. What progress did America make in the past year toward this goal? A college professor appeared untouchable because of his unverifiable claim to be Native American. President Bush was…