Today is Spanish Friday: Blog post in Spanish; English translation below.Antes del medio maratón el fin de semana pasado, tuve que comprar Gu (gel de energía) para tomar durante la carrera. Yo había visto una tienda se llama “Maratón” en el camino al trabajo y finalmente fui a verla.Naturalmente, yo creía que una tienda queContinue reading “Spanish Friday: Publicidad Engañosa”
I’ve been talking a lot about running lately, but I’ve also picked up tennis again. If you’ll recall, I took some tennis lessons in Arlington last summer, but they scarcely made a dent in improving my game.This racket barely got used until last week.
I had my final tennis lesson earlier this week. Where did the time go? It feels like we just started and I can barely play. Oh — that’s because I can’t really play and although our first class was five weeks ago, we only had four lessons because of a rain cancellation.I also had originally thoughtContinue reading “About That Tennis Thing”
I start tennis lessons next week through Arlington County Parks & Rec: six hour-and-fifteen-minute lessons over as many weeks. I signed up for the beginner’s level because, well, it’s been a while since I’ve played a sport that requires serious hand-eye coordination (I don’t count summer think-tank league softball, which for our team was moreContinue reading “Tennis, Anyone?”