Seen on this past weekend's long run that included a few loops around what is probably the least-visited monument out in the Potomac on Roosevelt Island: Screen Shot 2013-02-04 at 10.52.31 PM


I want to see you game boys;

I want to see you brave and manly

and I also want to see you gentle and tender.

Be practical as well as generous in your ideals.

Keep your eyes on the stars,

But remember to keep your feet on the ground.

Courage, hard work, self-mastery

and intelligent effort

are all essentials to succesful life,

Alike for the nation and the Individual.

The one indispensable requisite is


- Theodore Roosevelt


Kind of feel like Teddy would have wanted it that way.

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