Wednesday, April 29, 2009

A Cardinal Run

You'd think as an Educator at a Catholic School I would see cardinals all the time, you'd be wrong.



But last night at Croom, they were out. I must have seen 10 (and that's a lot for a fella that's spent most of his days in Central Florida.)







I also saw a red shouldered hawk and Dan Miller, all in all, a good evening for wildlife, hehe.





The run was pretty good as well. 12.5 mile yellow trail, I do love that trail and am thinking of making it home to the Croom 100 (ala the 8 loop Umstead 100) in January, just a thought. I completed the route in 1:55, not blazing, but at least sub 10 on the rolling course (not good for an educator to use blazing and rolling in the same sentence, but anyone who knows me, knows that isn't my issue!)

10 comments:

Star said...

I'm glad you took time to smell the birds. Or, something like that.

AndyMan said...

Sadly I didn't have time to smell Dan, he was finishing as I was starting.

superdave524 said...

Miller Time for Miller?

Anonymous said...

Wow, you ran 12.5 miles in "just under" two hours. I guess you had time to smell the Cardinals. Shoot, I could run 12.5 miles, go to a Cardinal's game (Arizona and St. Louis) and become a Greek Orthodox Cardinal in that time.

You're slow and I'm....

-Dean Karnazes

AndyMan said...

Chase, er, Dean, for some of us it is more about smelling the Cardinals rather than speed. The river asks, why hurry? Some of us are class 3 rapids, some meander, and guess what, sometimes it's even a choice :)

Anonymous said...

The only river here is that river of tears that you're crying.

-Dean Karnazes

Anonymous said...

Poor Andy, he never knows who's writing about him, is it Chase, is it the Perfesser? Hard to know ..

- Catra

Anonymous said...

"The Case of the Croom Woods Cardinal Killer!"

"It's not a ghost, Shaggy, it's Old Man Miller, from the amusement Park!"

... "Grrr. And I would've gotten away with it, if it wasn't for you meddling kids!"

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AndyMan said...

Yall, just so you know Catra is a friend of mine, I really like her.