December 18, 2010
He knew he should have tried harder to work things out with Lisa, to understand how their relationship had unraveled while he failed to notice. That would require asking questions he wasn't sure he wanted to know the answers to. And after the last time he went back to the house, he was pretty sure her interest level was nil. The energy he might have put into saving his marriage instead went into running, small changes in his pace and his body accumulating until, twenty pounds lighter, he was ready to enter a half marathon at the cusp of summer.