Monthly Archives: March 2013

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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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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