Running In My Head

ramblings of a book-loving, coffee-drinking, marathon-running social studies teacher

New Years’ Resolution

So I failed at NaBloPoMo and didn’t write anything for over a month. But never fear: a new year is here! My resolution: to write more meaningful posts to provide … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

Belated Veteran’s Day: 2 Poems for Reflection

Yesterday was Veteran’s Day here in the United States, elsewhere called Armistice Day.

November 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Desired Things

A poem for meditation.

November 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nothing Much To Say

I have nothing much to say tonight. I ran a marathon (my third) and am dead tired. I promise something better for tomorrow.

November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Habit

What I do every day. And no, it isn’t running.

November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

No Real Horizon: Discovering Discworld

That film changed my literary world as no film has ever done.

November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Words of Wisdom

A Proverb from my Father-in-Law

November 7, 2013 · 2 Comments


This is what happens when you have too much to do and too little time to do it . . .

November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Fifth of November: A Short History

Remember, remember!
The fifth of November,
The Gunpowder treason and plot;
I know of no reason
Why the Gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot!

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Run With Me

Outer Banks MarathonNovember 10th, 2013

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Happy (early) Birthday to me! Thanks, Mom!

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