Monthly Archives: March 2013

A letter from Badger Bob, part 2

That, sir, is a beautiful piece of art. I’m concerned though, because users of the “facility” may feel required to remove head coverings, stand and recite the “Pledge of Texas Allegiance” while in the presence of the Texas Flag.  This could … Continue reading

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A letter from Badger Bob

Longtime readers will recall that Badger Bob, proprietor of the Spur Creek Farm, is building the ultimate 24-hour race course in West Texas. He reports an exciting development: — Good news! J and I spent spring break vacations building the … Continue reading

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No apology needed

Amid mounting skepticism over the alleged uphill on my three-mile course in our “flat” coastal community, I present the actual elevation chart for the course. No, this is not a snapshot of the Alps. Yes, the climb is just as … Continue reading

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Hobo shoes

It’s all right, man. I’m only bleeding, man. Stay hungry, stay free, And do the best you can. — the prophet brian fallon — I’m sitting on the curb by the bar next to the newspaper, listening to a band … Continue reading

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steep thoughts by jack handey

There has been some skepticism as to the hilly nature of runs in Corpus Christi. Here is the elevation change in a typical run. And this does NOT include the climb going from sea level to 1,950 feet just to … Continue reading

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just another run, part 3

Hello, occasional readers. I went out on the old route today, in the old shoes, in an old cotton T-shirt and a baseball cap that smells funny. Not in a ha ha way. I ran three miles. No pain. I … Continue reading

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Mo Sheppo’s Guide to Identifying Native Texas Birds, Part 8

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