Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Wild, Wild East

Longtime readers will recall my outrage that the Audubon Society’s Birds of North America book declared Texas to be in the East. Dear Audubuddies: I apologize. Texas Christian University, land of the Horned Frog, in Fort Worth, TX, says it … Continue reading

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Fleas

i’ve got fleas my cat does too i’m not sure who gave what to who mommy says we’re busy bees but mostly we’re just scratching fleas — BK apparently has fleas. I feel like such a dad because I had … Continue reading

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Bisquick as a long-run fuel

You’re midway through your long run. You’ve burned off all available carbs. You’re at the point of cannibalizing your muscles. You need fuel. And fast. What’s the answer? Bisquick! Bisquick on long runs? I know it’s a bit unconventional, but … Continue reading

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Duck and cover

So if I understand this correctly, the U.S. and South Korea have a supercarrier and a destroyer hanging around in ominous joint-military exercises shortly after North Korea unleashed a nasty artillery attack.  Now Kim and Crew promise another “merciless” attack. … Continue reading

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Insert “Lucky it hit her in the head” joke here

Mo: Did I tell you I hit myself really hard in the head with a huge piece of metal today? Me: Wow. Are you OK? Mo: Yeah, I’m fine. Oh, did I tell you I hit myself really hard in the … Continue reading

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A life lived wide left

I’m watching Boise State vs. Nevada. Boise is in the final stages of its wah wah wah we should play for the national championship whine. I find it annoying and desperately want them to lose. But alas they’re up 17 … Continue reading

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Always listen to your pappy

Dad: Your brother says you wrote that you might stop running. Me: Well, you know … Dad: You can never stop running. Me: OK. Dad: How about some pie? Me: OK. — and then he made me gluten-free pancakes for … Continue reading

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