Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Dave Schultz Memorial Pi Pie Tri Yi Yi

It seemed so simple in theory. Eat one third of a pie, run a mile, eat another third, run another mile, eat the last third, run 3.14 miles wearing a Dave Schultz mask and toting a pinyata. What could go … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 67

’Cause we all know how life works, right? You’re born. You make up a bunch of goals and plans. You don’t do any of ’em. A bunch of stuff you didn’t think of comes along and makes you into something … Continue reading

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24 frames too many

jason isbell: “This is how you make yourself vanish into nothing.”   mo: “oh, you poor thing. whatever.” switches to joni mitchell. who is never whiny at all.   on the bright side, jason isbell turned out to be prophetic.

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life is funny, part 372

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” I run past him almost … Continue reading

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That’s just khaki

I couldn’t place my finger on it. Khaki shorts. A revolutionary idea for faster running. It seemed so obvious. Why had nobody thought of this before? And then I remembered. Before the St. Louie boys had taken their SATs, before … Continue reading

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once a runner

“What was the secret, they wanted to know; in a thousand different ways they wanted to know The Secret. And not one of them was prepared, truly prepared to believe that it had not so much to do with chemicals … Continue reading

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silver shoes

I ran on the track today. It’s the best time of year here. Upper 70s, sunny, perfect. I came out to see what it feels like to run on the track when not dressed like a Santa navigator. Refreshingly cool. … Continue reading

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