Monthly Archives: March 2012

Life’s priorities

Task No. 1: I’m looking to buy a watch. Mo has become smitten with the Garmin 110, so we’re in the market for another GPS gizmo. I weigh the new Nike and adidas offerings before deciding I’d be nuts to … Continue reading

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Instant Karma’s gonna get you a 610

If I told 1979 Gary that I’m buying a $400 wristwatch, he’d say: “What? We’re still alive in 2012? I would’ve lost a lot of money on that one.” If I told 1979 Gary that it does everything except tie … Continue reading

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My kinesiophobia

Longtime readers (those who have been here all week) know I’m a bitter recluse. Part of being a bitter recluse involves avoiding family reunions at all costs. Unless the cost is $829,000. For $829,000 I will gladly endure any number … Continue reading

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Where old Hondas go to die

He’s been running great since our weekend outing. Come to think of it, so have we …

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A brief foray into the Ignatius J. Reilly School of Running

I have read Jack Daniels’ “Running Formula.” I can recite entire chapters of Pfitz’s “Advanced Marathoning.” I sleep with Dr. Sheehan’s “Running & Being.” I worship John Kennedy Toole’s “A Confederacy of Dunces.” Nowhere in any of them does the … Continue reading

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