Monthly Archives: April 2013

Cindy Brady and the Naked Lady: An operetta

All you need to know about today’s outing: Cindy Brady once appeared on “Gunsmoke.” That was the theme for today’s stroll. If it made sense, I wouldn’t be out walking in the mud on a cloudy day. Wondering if vermilion … Continue reading

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cross-training

Sometimes you just have to shake things up a little. Grinding along on the daily stroll is driving me nuts. Same old, same old. Same hat, same shirt, same shorts, same shoes. Something has to give. Can’t get any worse. … Continue reading

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Mo and the 110s: A three-act play

Act 1 I surprise Mo with a pair of New Balance 110s, the World’s Greatest Trail-Running Shoe. She tries them on, runs a mile on the treadmill, floats some theory about how shoes should contain something called “cushioning” (?) and … Continue reading

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Charlie McCarthy had it easy

Sometimes I wish I were a ventriloquist dummy. Because if I were a ventriloquist dummy I wouldn’t have to go walk around in circles while cursing Triathletes. Plus I’d have a jaunty bow tie. Dang. This was just day 9. … Continue reading

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knuckle down

i think i’m done gunnin’ to get closer to some imagined bliss i gotta knuckle down and just be ok with this — ani — Wow. That hurt. I spent the morning reading various discussions on running with cracked ribs. … Continue reading

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