Random bird song, because autumn is here. Why Anton Krupicka Runs Barefoot: http://ow.ly/6lyyp The great bank robbery – Global Public Square – CNN.com Blogs http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2011/09/02/the-great-bank-robbery/ Immune System, Loaded With Remade T-cells, Vanquishes Cancer: [...]fungrim
The lair of Lars J. Nilsson. Contains random musings on beer, writing and this thing we call life.
As I was at my mother’s cottage in the deep woods of Sweden and not, as it were, in NYC, I had limited spectators on my run. But hey! The sheep looked interested (and interesting, I was getting a bit peckish) and the birds fled as I flew, so I’m not complaining. It was a brilliant mid-autumn afternoon, with the sun hanging [...]fungrim
Some light Saturday night etymology anyone? The first time I encountered the word fartlek I was amused that something would turn up in English that is so close to Swedish. Not that the word exists in Swedish, but the composite “fart” and “lek” does mean “speed” and “play”, which I found [...]fungrim
“Doesn’t this feel like it’s something you shouldn’t be doing? Like this is something forbidden you’re getting away with?” The question is posed by Christopher McDougall as he introduces Brian Fidelman to barfoot running in Central Park, NY. And for some reason the question stuck with me. There’s [...]fungrim