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Another Marathon

My running buddy and I ran the Marine Corps Marathon this fall. We had plans, dreams. We were going to run a sub 4 hour marathon! We’d been so close at Baltmore the year before. We just had to shave … Continue reading

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Running Home

I sit across the street from the parish I grew up in, across from a group of boys wearing the gear from my high school. In a donut shop that has changed names. but not purpose in the last 40 … Continue reading

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Marine Corps Flop

How do you make God laugh? Tell Him your plans. We thought it was a modest goal. Run the Marine Corps Marathon in under 4 hours. Heck, we’d been lucky enough get into the race in the first place (it’s … Continue reading

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Running Through Woods on a Snowy Morning

I started working full time and gained 10 lbs, ask me how! With ┬ámy new, innovative system – sit more, exercise less and eat more crap – you too can be on your way to a thicker waist and tighter … Continue reading

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Half Crazy – River Dog

During the half marathon on Sunday, I saw a guy with a one man kayak coming up from the Potomac River. He had a Labrador sized dog with him. I wondered what he did with the dog while he was … Continue reading

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Only Half Crazy

Ran my first half marathon today. It was the 11 1/2th annual Potomac River Run. It took place along the C & O Canal just outside of Washington, DC. It’s billed as the easiest half marathon in America. That’s because … Continue reading

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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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