Posts Tagged ‘marathon spectators

The Right Place

My heart is breaking for Boston.  Now that the smoke has settled and the initial shock has left us numb, the news is introducing us to personal stories of devastating loss and inspirational heroism. Like most Americans, I am particularly saddened about the death of 8 year old Martin Richard.  He was just a boy.  […]

Go YOU Go!

Every year, there’s a Sunday in October when just about every good-natured Chicagoan wakes up too early and heads outdoors to join about a million friends and neighbors.   Today was that Sunday. It was the Chicago Marathon! Yes, 45,000 runners ran the race, but an estimated 1.7 million spectators lined the streets, sipping coffee and […]