Monthly Archives: January 2012

Currently reading … and a haunting 1:49

Howdy, friends. I just finally finished “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” and good grief, what took me so long? I loved it. I have the second one already, but first I have to get through “Cleopatra,” by Stacy Schiff, … Continue reading

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And the photos to prove it … Phoenix Marathon photos

Howdy, friends. Here are some of the images from marathonfoto, from Phoenix this weekend. My friend Laurie says this is a badass photo. Swamp Buggy Badass? Happy running.

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Phoenix Marathon 2012 Race Report

Howdy, friends. The Rock N Roll Phoenix Marathon was my 8th marathon. My previous PR was Fargo in 2009, with a 3:44. Since then, I’ve had another baby, and had a horrible injury — with the stress fractures to my … Continue reading

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Down the drain…

Howdy, friends. I had the weirdest dream last night. I dreamt that somehow I flushed my basket of lotions and potions down the toilet. What the hell? The worst is I flushed down my Origins skin-firming anti-aging cream. The horror! … Continue reading

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Taper hell

Howdy, friends. I admit it: I am in taper hell. True, real, taper hell. I cannot believe I have to run a marathon in 10 days. I feel like I’ve never run before in my life. Yet I have. I … Continue reading

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The Year in Running 2011

Howdy, friends. I just wanted to post a quick recap of the year in running for me, and for the data nerds out there. You know who you are. I had a great year. I didn’t run a single PR. … Continue reading

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