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Lisa’s Legacy Run Reminder

posted on July 31, 2015


This is where I’m doing my running as I get ready for the Rotary Run for Lisa’s Legacy. Sunday September 13, 2015 Mentor, Ohio. Check the Events section for an entry from.


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SDCC Batman

Went to Comic Con in San Diego this year. When I sat down to write something about it, I realized that everything you could possibly say about Comic Con has probably already been said. And most of what’s written about it fails to capture what a truly magnificent event it is. If you’ve never been, you owe it to yourself to try to go. You won’t regret it.

So back to writing about it… I was totally stumped until I remembered one thing that happened during the Con. Amidst all of the hurly burly it was a pretty small moment, but it made Comic Con for me. I had a chance to shake the hand of and share a laugh with one of my idols. It was one of those very special moments that you couldn’t put a price on if you tried, but is the type of thing that makes Comic Con so much fun. I’m not going to say what we discussed only to say that something this gentleman (and the word was never a better fit) imparted to me way back when, had encouraged me as a young man to tap Lady Luck on the shoulder and ask her to dance. Woody Allen once said that eighty percent of life is just showing up. All too often we forfeit an opportunity by failing to do that, but this gentleman’s long ago advice encouraged me to show up. No Hall H rollout or eye popping cosplayer could top getting a chance to express my thanks to one of my heroes.

Lisa’s Legacy Run 2015

posted on July 3, 2015

Lisa-Mentor Race form 2015 copy



I’ve been getting up pretty early these summer mornings which is not my favorite thing to do. But I’ve been doing it because I want to make sure I’m ready for the Lisa’s Legacy 5K Run/Walk that’s taking place on September 13th in  Mentor, Ohio. I find the early mornings to still be cooler at this point in the summer and much more conducive to getting some roadwork in. Actually, roadwork is a little misleading because I like to run at the soccer field in town. The laps around the field are kind of zen-like and much more conducive to letting my mind wander where it will. Something that can be more than a little dangerous when running on the roads. Just ask Stephen King.

I’m very pleased that the Mentor Rotary is sponsoring the run again this year and for taking the Lisa’s Legacy Fund under their wing. I’ll be keeping you posted of my progress along the way and hope that you’ll join us this year in a great run for a good cause.