Monthly Archives: December 2014

fan mail

“I hope you are easier to understand when met in person. I’m usually at a loss after reading your posts although they are always written in a funny way. So I laugh and don’t think about it too much.” Ha. … Continue reading

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the big picture

I’m headed out for a 4 miler. It’s just an easy run on the heels of yesterday’s tempo effort. OK, maybe on the midfoot of yesterday’s tempo effort. I don’t want to do it. But. Training schedules are funny. You … Continue reading

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just another morning conversation, part 60

mo: would you like a bigger spoon? me: ok. mo: I don’t have one. me: ok. life is an endless series of unfulfilled dreams.

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Mr. Pants’ Guide to Pecan Pie and Whether Bernadette Peters Was Actually Playing The Trumpet During That Song

It’s almost 12/13/14, the day on which the Mayans predicted Ryan Hall would make his triumphant comeback (oh, even the Mayans missed now and then). That can mean only one thing: Mr. Pants’ Guide to Pecan Pie and Whether Bernadette … Continue reading

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my obituary

justanotherduke, a very clever guy on the RW Loop, wrote my obit for me. Now I’m all excited about dying. This is it. Corpus Christi Obituaries Gary “Garbanzo a Go Go” Smith perished in the early hours of Saturday morning doing … Continue reading

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The Great Medal Controversy of 2014 is settled

The Ranchadillo, manliest guy I know, swiped it overnight.

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Mr. GPS and me

I am composing the post in my head all the way to the race. The joy of the GPS. Back in the Stone Age, going to a race in a little town was always an adventure. There was no map. If … Continue reading

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