Monthly Archives: July 2014

Running Is Just Showing Up

Occasionally I’ll get compliments from friends or family about my fitness discipline. It usually is along the lines of “Yeah, I read about your running in Facebook. I could never do that. You’re out there all the time.” This strikes … Continue reading

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Pleasant Valley Saturday

My workplace is pleasant, it’s true No reason for me to feel blue. But I will admit I wish just a bit We had a mad poet or two.

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The anti-running sticker

Noticed this great sticker today on my way to work.* It was on the back of an SUV that was just ahead of me. I laughed out loud. I don’t know anything about this driver, except that she’s a non-runner … Continue reading

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Mother arrested because she trusts her daughter

Ran across this article today, Mom Jailed Because She Let Her 9 Year Old Daughter Play in the Park Unsupervised. For most of the summer, Debra Harrell’s daughter hung out at the McDonalds’s where her mother works, playing on the … Continue reading

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Metro Menace

The light turned green and Courtenay Melroy stepped out onto the crosswalk. “MOVE IDIOT!” screamed a lycra clad bike ninja as he flew by, inches from Melroy’s face. Melroy stepped back with a start, tripped over the curb at his … Continue reading

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Smug Cycling

I bike to work once or twice a week. Cycling to work fills me with inordinate, sinful levels of pride. Not that I strut around work bragging to co-workers. But silently, in my head, I’m thinking, “I biked to worked … Continue reading

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