Rollin’ And Tumblin’

Moments after Abbi snapped a staggeringly adorable photo of Ethan and me, I was crumpled into the fetal position at the bottom of a slide. Yesterday afternoon — a beautiful, clear, crisp fall day — Abbi and I met Chris, Jen, Ethan and Edward at Hippo...

19 X 3 (Or Whatever It Takes)

We ran nineteen miles this morning. By accident. We were planning on running Greta’s Great Gallop, a New York Road Runner’s sponsored half marathon. But given that the marathon is just five weeks away, we decided to do eighteen. So we Googled some...

In The Queue For The Lifeboat

“Priorities change,” she said. My father and his wife flew in from Indianapolis yesterday. They tallied exactly six and a half hours on the island Manhattan, six of which were spent in the company of their newest grandson, Edward, and his big brother,...

Just Read Your Blog…

This just in from my Smith Family cousin/brother Scott Cunningham, who overcame a slew of injuries to finish his first New York City Marathon in an astonishing 4:10:51. Buck up Wagner! You ran in the top half of all finishers! And only 1 of 3 that recorded music...