Monthly Archives: June 2012

Just another morning conversation, Part 26

me: These shoes have rubbed a hole in my ankle. mo: Ugh. It’s totally infected. What are you going to do? me: Walk with a limp. mo: I sort of hate you. Mo’s next hubby likely will not be allowed … Continue reading

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Sad

I visited the Times-Picayune newsroom once many years ago. The ex and I were in New Orleans for the marathon, and a former colleague was working there. We got the obligatory tour. I don’t remember much about it, which is not … Continue reading

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New Balance 110 review, part 3

I sit admiring the stylish splash of red on the heel of the shoe. Moments later I realize it’s blood. Bright side: The rock in my shoe totally distracted me to the point that I didn’t feel my heel rubbing. … Continue reading

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New Balance 110 review, part 2: FAIL

Longtime readers will recall that I bought these shoes primarily for the rock plate in the forefoot which is supposed to guard against, well, rocks. Today’s first run on the treacherous single-track (eight-track?) of the Incarnate cinders proved otherwise. Only … Continue reading

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Technical Review: New Balance 110 vs. Pygmy Goat

pro: NB 110 doesn’t poop. con: NB 110 doesn’t mow your lawn. neutral: The both smell funny after a few weeks. Conclusion: Les Claypool is a pretty good bass player. I hope this helps.

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And then one day he became a New Balance guy

Yup, I hung up the Piranhas in favor of the NB 110s. Beats me why. Mostly because they have a rock plate. What’s the deal with the shoes, Daddy-O, the hep cats ask. They have a rock plate, I reply. … Continue reading

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Likely just 36 days and 22 hours if you catch a lot of green lights

I’m using Google Maps to figure out how to get from here to there. Wherever there is. I’m not even sure where here is. But that’s not really the point. If you’ve ever used Google Maps, you know it’s sorta … Continue reading

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