Monthly Archives: September 2011

Mo’s dark secret

There is one thing about Mo to which I am sworn to absolute secrecy. And this is it. She stands up while she puts on her shoes. Always. I find this to be totally baffling. Maybe it’s because she grew … Continue reading

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I miss Watterson

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Aging like a fine whine

1. Haile Gebrelassie, world’s greatest marathoner, can only watch as Patrick Makau pulls away from him in the Berlin Marathon en route to a  2:03.38, smashing Geb’s world record. Geb is 38. Makau is 26. “It’s the end of an era, … Continue reading

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technically, he was part of a relay team

it’s come to this. i got smoked on the track today by a kid on a radio flyer tricycle. in my defense, tricycles are banned from the incarnate word academy track, so he was a bandit. and it was a … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 346

we are in that store with the fake african stuff when i see that they have sippy cups. just one of those double-insulated things with a straw. i want it for work. i have a theory that drinking 18 diet … Continue reading

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