Monthly Archives: September 2013

Love a Duck

Excuse me?  THAT is how you entitle a “how the race went” post???  Really?!?!??? I know…  all this buildup I was doing to the Bear Chase, and here you’ve been waiting on pins and needles wondering how it went.  Okay, … Continue reading

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Longest. Post. Ever.

4 A.M. is just too stinking early to get up for anything. Yep.  That’s it.  That’s the whole post.  Oh….   no, it really isn’t that long, is it?  Must be that disorientation that comes with being up at 4 … Continue reading

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This Was NOT a Good Night to Have Homecoming

I mean seriously, who schedules homecoming on the night before my race anyway???  I am so ready to crawl into bed so I can toss and turn and not really sleep because of tomorrow’s race, but nooooooo, I have to … Continue reading

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Final Preparations

Upstairs, my daughter is getting dressed up for her first ever homecoming at high school.  Her sister is helping her do her hair, she’s primping and preening, all that stuff that teenage girls do. Down here in what my wife … Continue reading

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Packet Pick Up Day

One of the most exciting things about a race, outside of the race itself, is picking up the race packet.  It’s that moment that just seems to make it all seem so tangible. I LOVE the shirts.  Very nice Mizuno … Continue reading

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It’s Not You, It’s Me. Or Maybe it Is You.

We need to talk. I’ll come right out.  I think it’s time for a trial separation.  I really don’t know what our future is to be honest.  Things have changed in the past year. You know, when we met a … Continue reading

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5 Days…

Okay, I’m getting a bit psyched.   Okay, a lot psyched. If I were to complain about anything at all at this point it would be that the fact that the Bear Chase is this close also means that September … Continue reading

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Give Me The Bad News First

So the doctor says I have good news and bad news.  The patient replies I can take it, give me the bad news first. And with that the writer of the blog post steps in and apologizes that he doesn’t … Continue reading

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If I Could Just Freeze This Day

I’m sitting out on the patio in the back yard just relishing the…   the what?  The now. I mean it’s not like it’s anything about what’s going on right now.  We all have those  moments where everything is perfect … Continue reading

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Blaming it on A Lot of Things

Don’t tell anyone this… I haven’t run yet this week.   Yes, we were starting our taper after Sunday’s long run but I don’t think I was supposed to taper THAT much.  But then I don’t think you can call … Continue reading

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