Monthly Archives: October 2014

nature calls

As it turns out, nature did not give up and stop raining, and I didn’t give up and go inside. It was fun, in a West Texas/Arizona boys don’t like running in the rain sorta way. Really slow because most … Continue reading

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a man hears what he wants to hear

I am just a poor boy. Though my story’s seldom told, I have squandered my resistance For a pocketful of mumbles, Such are promises — the prophet paul simon — I’m running fartleks. Mostly just pushing the straights, coasting the turns, wondering why … Continue reading

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i saw a stranger with your hair

  you’re never hard to find in a crowd people around you smiling out loud your feet don’t touch the ground — the prophet john gorka — I don’t know Jenny Simpson. And I don’t much follow middle-distance runners, so … Continue reading

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me too

“Life is funny. I always thought I wanted to live in the city, but I really want to live in a yurt in the middle of nowhere.” — my friend

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running in the middle

I was in the last mile of the half version of the AZ rock n roll marathon. Sure, I hate the demise of local marathons at the hands of the godless Competitor group, but what can you do? Bad beer … Continue reading

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