It has been a windy fall.Very windy compared to last year.Through September, October, and the first 21 days of November, there have been wind gusts of at least 20 mph on 56 of the 82 days and gusts of at least 30 mph on 19 of those 82 days.In the fall of 2013, the same period produced just 49 days with gusts of at least 20 mph and just eight days with wind gusts of at least 30 mph.The reason fo...
November 19, 2014 - 11:07pm
Addicted to running
"Passion is pushing myself when there is no one else around - just me and the road." - Ryan Shay
A large marathon is an experience unlike any other.
And the world's largest, the New York City Marathon, reinforced the belief.
As my steps carried me along the course, I positioned myself along the outer edges of the streets - and close to the spectators, estimated at more than 1 million, who ch...
November 19, 2014 - 7:30pm
Oh Look, a Shiny Thing!
I finally got to go to a UND hockey game Friday, and I took this (grainy, awful) picture of one of the Ralph Engelstad Arena escalators with my cellphone. It was a pretty shiny escalator!
Watching the hockey game was great fun too, and I almost lost my voice by the end of it.
Our tickets were in one of the "worst" places in the arena, but the view was awesome--we could see everything that...
November 17, 2014 - 4:17pm