Category Archives: Brookings

Brookings Half-Marathon update, with photos

Howdy, friends. I ran the Brookings Half-Marathon on Saturday. I think it was my 19th half-marathon, and my time was pretty in the middle for those I’ve done. My watch read 1:49:40 when I crossed the finish, and darn it, … Continue reading

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Ugly runners

Howdy, friends. First things first: You can see how people get to your blog. Sometimes it’s pretty straightforward, someone searched my name or my kids’ names or the name of the blog. I also attract a lot of people looking … Continue reading

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Books and running, quick updates

Howdy friends. I’ve been slammed with work and sick kiddos, and then just general life lately. But here are a few things going on. I just finished this book: Review here. It was … odd. I just finished it last … Continue reading

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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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5K with a double jogger

Howdy, friends. I recently won an entry into a local 5K. I haven’t “raced” a 5K since 2006, and I’m not really in shape to race one now. That’s a totally different kind of running than what I’ve been doing … Continue reading

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Bandit, now with photos

Howdy, friends. I did something Saturday I thought I would never do: I ran a race as a bandit — an unregistered runner. I tell myself I have registered for this race in the past and had to drop out, … Continue reading

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