A few years ago, my wife had a milestone birthday and decided she wanted to run a marathon.  Now, I don’t even like to drive 26 miles much less run that far – that Greek guy is famous because he died doing it and there are some experiments I don’t need to replicate in order for them to have my full acceptance.

But my wife wanted to do it. I had never seen her so much as walk fast but she signed up with a group called Team In Training and off she went (1) – they have various morale-building events, including dinners, and at one of those I met a fellow marathon husband and he said, “You kind of look like that guy on “Burn Notice”.
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