Friday, November 16, 2012
See what I did there?
I quietly left Dr Dani's house at 5:30 this morning to catch my 7:00 flight. I wanted to be especially quiet because I heard her on the phone with the hospital around 4:00. I get the feeling one of her patients wasn't doing well. I can't imagine how that is. She gets to tell families some of the greatest news in the world and some of the absolute worst news they will hear.
I got to Tulsa before 11:00 and since the hotel check-in is 3:00, I went straight to the Expo. Picked up my bibs (I am running the 5k on Saturday and the Half on Sunday) made the rounds of the vendors, checked in around 2:00 (still early, but ...) and discovered I had lost my bibs.
This was the auto badge from which the medal was designed: 1937 Dodge Brother's Truck.
Back to the expo. Yeah, they gave me a new one and cancelled my lost ones. I wonder if some Bandit runner will be using my bib?
After the 5k tomorrow, I plan to get out and waste some gasoline, spew some greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere, and see a little of Route 66. I put only 5000 miles on my car in the past 12 months and that includes a round trip Baltimore-Savannah (1200 miles). So if I burn off a wasteful half tank of gasoline, well tough.
Gonna be a fun weekend.