Category Archives: running

Lilypads are overrated

Here’s the thing. You never know. Mo and I are out on an emergency frame-buying mission. Don’t ask. On the way back, we stop by the track. Because, well, you never know. I might have mentioned that. And it’s open. … Continue reading

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way back when

Well, I guess that this is now the end Who’d have thought, my old friend — the prophet aimee mann “It’s locked.” As we’re heading toward the track, three guys are coming out. They’re all shirtless with the bodies of … Continue reading

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a drink a day keeps the shrink away

“Anarchism is democracy taken seriously.”  — the prophet Edward Abbey He has the shot put out now. I’m reminded of the old saying, “Always keep your eye on an elderly guy throwing a cannonball.” This is why I love the … Continue reading

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my running club

I want to go back to the way it used to be — the prophet bob schneider I used to run by myself. I’m sort of an introvert, in the same way that flat earthers are kind of silly and … Continue reading

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boston 2018

It’s cold. So, so cold. The wait is so, so long. Boston starts days in advance. The nervous excitement, the endless forecast checks. Deciding what to wear on race day. By the time the race finally comes around, you’re exhausted … Continue reading

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mo sheppo’s guide to the locked track

If the big gate to the track is locked but you find an unlocked gate to the tennis courts that leads to another unlocked gate to the tennis courts that eventually leads to the track, that means the track isn’t … Continue reading

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never turn your back on a champagne cork

It started a few weeks ago. Mo walked into a door at work. No, really. Big black eye. It’s an odd thing these days. You worry that people will look at her, look at me, and shake their heads. I … Continue reading

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