Monthly Archives: March 2013

Things I wish I had said, Part 24

“The greatest victories come at the back of the pack.” — Mo Sheppo at the Arise ‘n’ Run 5k “Why do you think they have this race?” Mo asked me before the start. I hadn’t really given it it much … Continue reading

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Mo Sheppo’s Guide To My Wedding Ring

  Mo is very helpful.

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Mo wants to be a Baptist

We go to the Baptist church down the street to pick up race packets. I’ve been trying to talk Mo into going there for years. I was raised a Southern Baptist in a former life, and Mo’s grandparents were elders … Continue reading

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Never cross a fishing-lure arteest

I wake up to the sound of the cat snoring on the bed. Unable to go back to sleep due to the roar, I wander in to see what Mo is up to. As it turns out, she has just … Continue reading

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Just another morning conversation, part 37

mo: WHEN IS THE WEATHER CHANNEL GOING TO STOP NAMING THESE STUPID STORMS? VIRGIL? WHAT KIND OF NAME IS VIRGIL? AND HOW CAN YOU CALL IT A WINTER STORM WHEN IT’S CLEARLY SPRING? me: bvafvvvvhhh mo: Maybe next year they … Continue reading

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A sign from God

I’m running along the beach trail. It’s one of those glorious days you don’t want to end. It’s a spring afternoon, which means the joint is hopping. Just enough runners, beachers and turistas to make the run interesting but not … Continue reading

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Things I wish I had said, Part 23

“I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on earth.” — Steve McQueen “… as long as I can get a good latte and a breakfast burrito. And a hot shower with a nice, … Continue reading

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