Gove Effinger - Personal Notes
retirement, when I
to spend time with my family - my spouse (and best friend) Alice Dean and our
31 (!) year old twins Laura and Sean (though less time with the kids since they
are in New York City). Click here for a family photo.
doing lots of sports (golfing, cycling, hiking, etc.), listening to various
kinds of music, going to the movies, drinking good beer, cheering for the Red
Sox (“Just wait’ll next year!”),
and skipping most of each Northeast winter by migrating to Naples, FL.
to run – though each year it gets more challenging for my tired knees.
one (I’m pretty sure): Philadelphia Marathon, Nov 24, 2002, 3:44:09
(qualified for Boston with 51 seconds to spare!)
marathons started and 17 finished. 8 starts at Boston, 5 finishes (tough race
– sooooo crowded).
marathon lifetime: 2:46:30 Ottawa, May 1979 – 23 years and almost an hour
finishing time between my best and my last.
have given up worrying about the lawn and moved to a townhouse where someone
else can worry about it!