Do you remember where you were when you heard about the bombings at the Boston Marathon last year? Kelli and Robert Watling do because they were saying their wedding vows…just a few blocks from the finish line. Longtime avid runners, the Watlings have competed in several major marathons around the country, but they consider Boston … Continue reading Dallas Runners’ Wedding Anniversary is #BostonStrong
Bombings, house-to-house manhunts, explosions, and shootings dominated our news these recent days. Yes, there’s been much to raise anxiety levels. I don’t think I’m alone when I say that my sense of safety feels off. I find myself wondering, “Who could be near me in this crowd?” “If violence occurred right now where could I … Continue reading Feeling A Little Anxiety This Week? You’re Not Alone
The tragic bombing at this year’s Boston Marathon has led to many discussions about safety and security at large public sporting events. Something heard often in early reports from Boston was that victims were being treated at the finish line “medical tent” or “aid station” designed to support runners. But what’s under that medical tent? The … Continue reading Boston Marathon Brings Attention to Medical Aid Stations at Sporting Events
Driving to work this morning, I heard a rooster crow. Yes, in Dallas, I heard this sound loud and clear. Maybe you don’t know this, but roosters have been “outlawed” in Dallas in 1999 as a means to curb cockfighting. Since this cheerfully loud sound made me smile, I hope this outlawed rooster is not … Continue reading What’s Next For The Injured Victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing?