Monthly Archives: November 2013

Just another morning conversation, Part 47

me: Want to go to the race tomorrow? mo: Will we stop at the antique store on the way? me: Sure. mo: Sure. Race entry fees get more and more expensive these days …

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once upon a road in tejas

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Funerals are sad and happy at the same time. We saw people we hadn’t seen in a long time. We met people we had never quite gotten around to meeting. And we ate pie. A time for goodbye and hello, … Continue reading

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I love a parade, part 3

Sometimes runs don’t turn out the way you planned. We were on our way to a trail run at our new stomping grounds, the state park in San Angelo. Mostly it was a chance for Mo to kiss up to … Continue reading

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“A Christmas Story” comes early

two-thirty in the morning and my gas tank will be empty soon neon sign on the horizon rubbing elbows with the moon — ani — Is that all you got, kid? Seriously? I’m running on the trail along the bay. … Continue reading

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Ode to Joy, part 2

they had barely said hello and it was time to say goodbye goodbye … — ani — If God said, “OK, here’s the deal. You can die when you’re 86, a day after completing your 25th New York City Marathon. … Continue reading

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mo sheppo’s guide to the perfect cup of coffee in six easy steps

1. Grind beans. 2. Put beans in espresso machine. 3. Insert carafe. * 4. Wait for the delightful aroma to waft across room. Yes, coffee aroma wafts. 5. Pour into mug and add fake sugar. 6. Enjoy! * Apparently step … Continue reading

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cell phone use prohibited

A sign of true pals: The Flying Matzes had an aid station in Sacramento. I was planning a track run in South Tejas and asked if they could stock it for me. An hour later, Dew and Oreos. Amazing. Just … Continue reading

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