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Rambling Roads: Coyote Days

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net Coyotes are frequent visitors on my daily run. Hmm, maybe I need to rephrase that sentence. I’m a frequent visitor to the places coyotes roam. Coyotes are everywhere in Pennsylvania. Coyotes have found a great home… Read More ›

March 2020

by George A. Hancock Songbirds Yea! The songbirds are backOur calendar remains on trackDaylight grows steadily strongIt’s spring with a warbling song. The seasonal flight was greatThese songbirds are first rateMy early runs quiet no moreAs I walk out my… Read More ›

February 2020

by George A. Hancock Extra Day Our February has an extra dayAnd many seek the best wayTo enjoy this Leap Year timeWithout spending any dime. Leap Year is an easy correctionCreated once for our protectionAs we steadily spin on this… Read More ›

Rambling Roads: Do Over

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net The New Year begins early on a Wednesday morning. Some folks are probably still celebrating. Others are sleeping, seeking rest for the new 2020 day. January 1, 2020 ushers in a do-over. Our New Year begins… Read More ›

January 2020

by George A. Hancock January’s Story January’s story is the first dayThe New Year earns a Hooray!Year 2020 begins a year runWith sadness, angst, and fun. January’s story is the weatherSo snowy it hides the heatherOur green lawns are out… Read More ›

December Poetry

by George A. Hancock Cookies! Back from a December runWas windy, cold, minus any sunAt least the roads were dryPreventing any slip-sliding cry. Now outside our main side doorAn aroma thrills my whole coreThe wife’s baking Christmas cookiesThe perfect size… Read More ›

Rambling Roads: A Marathon Scam?

By George A. Hancock runnergah@comcast.net October personifies our autumn season. Brilliant colors dot our landscape. Cooler temperatures and shorter days populate this month. This crisp, calm morning air is perfect for a daily run. We run fast or slow enjoying… Read More ›

October 2019

by George A. Hancock October 2019 Tuesday begins October’s run And we notice much less sun Daylight continues to ebb away Until one future spring day.   The 14th is a mid-month holiday With many on a long getaway Columbus… Read More ›

September 2019

by George Hancock Autumn   We begin our September days Perhaps some in a thick daze Time slipped away from them While runners utter an Ahem!   Daily runners out on the move Are in a true seasonal groove We… Read More ›

Rambling Roads: To Wave or Not

By George A. Hancock runnergah@comcast.net An intriguing question was asked recently on a Greater Johnstown radio morning program. Long-time Morning Guy Jack Michaels asked the interesting question. Jack invited radio listeners to phone in their comments. Of course, I’m not… Read More ›

August 2019

by George Hancock Back Again   Hello darkness my old friend Now months before you end Morning darkness is back again Daylight has taken a backspin.   The morning run is still warm With insects flying in swarm Seeking any… Read More ›