First run

By Thomas Macauley on

I went for a run for the first time in years.  I would not count anything since about 1987 as a run – just a few runs across Berkeley. This is a big achievement for me, since I had been dismissed from sports in 1981 due to hip pain affected by running.  I learned this …

Hardest hike yet

By Thomas Macauley on

Thanks to the Smiths for taking Henry to allow CopperPlate Design to focus on the YouthShakes site.  I could not have kept him busy for that long. I could keep myself busy on a long hike.  Really pushed myself.  10# of water, egg, raisins.  Up&down.  Hike 43 of this new habit. Kennedy Trail Woods Road …