Monthly Archives: November 2013

The streak

Howdy, friends. A girlfriend asked me to do a holiday running streak with her. I said yes, then I said no. The last time I tried a running streak, I got injured. So no thanks. Plus it just isn’t practical … Continue reading

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Currently reading: “The Ghost Bride” by Yangsze Choo

Howdy, friends. This is what I’m reading now: And here is a review from USA Today. I’m not too far into it, but it’s good so far. I like anything that dips me into another culture for a while. Here’s … Continue reading

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Why I won’t call my daughter’s butt her “booty”

Here is my column for this week: What ever happened to your butt? I’m talking about the word, not necessarily the body part (although after two kids, it would be fair to wonder, what did exactly happen to my entire … Continue reading

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Post-race hangover

Howdy, friends. Every time I run a race that I’ve trained hard for, I end up the same way. The first week I’m super excited and can’t wait to do another one. And I also really enjoy the downtime — … Continue reading

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Race planning, a conversation

Howdy friends. Philip and I are trying to organize our many hobbies and obligations for 2014, and last night we had a chat about them. I already know I can’t join several friends on a rim-to-rim-to-rim run in the Grand … Continue reading

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Currently reading: “The Lower River” by Paul Theroux

Howdy, friends. This is what I’m reading now: I don’t know why I picked it up. I can’t remember if it was recommended to me or I just liked the cover or what. At any rate, I had no idea … Continue reading

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Currently reading: “Me Before You” by Jojo Moyes

Howdy, friends. This is what I’m reading now: I’m almost done with it. It isn’t something I think I normally would have picked up, but a friend recommended it. It’s a quick read, which is nice. I wouldn’t say it’s … Continue reading

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