Monthly Archives: January 2015

i don’t think i even OWN a chainsaw

Longtime readers will recall my recent encounter with a tree branch on my occasional neighborhood loop. Branch a nudge low, head a nudge high, chaos ensues. But we’ve peacefully co-existed since, with me bowing and/or curtsying as I approached it, … Continue reading

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of monkeys and yachts

Two perfect running mantras in 30 minutes. Who could ask for more? OK, maybe a Medium Chocolate Frosty. But still. I’m talking with Mo before the Abilene deadline. It’s a slow news day. We’re sharing gripes about stuff we can’t control. … Continue reading

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Things i wish i had said, part 46

(reacting to “that’s right, you’re not from texas, but texas wants you anyway” by the prophet lyle lovett”): “I’m not sure they mean that for New Yorkers.  We say pee-can, vote to the left and only wear cowboy hats ironically.” … Continue reading

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finish lines

With a sky blue sky This rotten time Wouldn’t seem so bad to me now Oh, I didn’t die I should be satisfied I survived That’s good enough for now — the prophet tweedy — I’m not often smitten with … Continue reading

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just another morning conversation, part 61

me: we need to come up with a baby gift. how about a bib? mo: why would a baby want a race number? me: i meant a baby bib. mo: oh. Babies likely are chip timed anyhow.

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grey

the sky is grey the sand is grey and the ocean is grey. i feel right at home  in this stunning monochrome alone in my way. — the prophet ani What to do for a post-race depression? Put on your … Continue reading

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we don’t need a map to keep this show on the road

Movin’ right along, We’ve found a life on the highway. And your way is my way, So trust my navigation — the prophets fozzie and kermit —–

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