Josh Waitzkin, chess prodigy and author, said that before his son was born he remembers hearing parents say, “The weather is bad. It’s raining. We can’t go outside to play.” So when he became a dad, he made it his plan to see all weather as good weather for exploring. Chaos over control. He and his son Jack have never missed a rain storm or a blizzard. Because it’s always a good time to play. Continue reading
When the Boston Marathon took place a few weeks back, in unseasonal sleety weather for April, it was the second place finisher who got my attention.
Sarah Sellers, a full-time nurse anesthetist from Utah, was unknown in running circles. She was actually asked to introduce herself at the press conference after the race. Continue reading