Category Archives: running

american jesus

He’s on the course again today.  Floppy hat, little dog, and the song. Always the song. I have no idea what it is. Seems like some sort of Buddhist chant. He sings it at the top of his lungs as … Continue reading

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mary and me

running twice a day isn’t that hard when you only run 2 and 1 miles. i am a genius. i know what you’re saying. gee, mr. pants. 3 miles a day. 13 minute pace. ZERO followers. you are quite the … Continue reading

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rainbows

“it’s okay to be white,” says the sign taped to the fence outside the track. i’m not sure why it bothers me so much. but i think the answer lies on the track. it’s a beautiful day, sunny and 70 … Continue reading

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hat’s that

“We were never friends. Not for a second. I loved you.” — the prophet piper kerman Love is a funny thing. You see a photo. You know nothing about the subject of the shot, but you instantly picture yourself together … Continue reading

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Review: New Balance Beacon vs. Hoka Carbon X

I have been rotating these shoes, pausing only to allow them to be serenaded by a plaster frog. So which one is better? New Balance Beacon: An incredible shoe. It’s light, breathable, extremely comfortable. There’s plenty of room in the … Continue reading

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fresh foam indeed

winner of the carbon X vs. beacon vs. black butte porter comparison test: black butte porter. not even close. comparison tests likely should not be done late at night.

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we’re all in the mood for a melody

the piano, it sounds like a carnival And the microphone smells like a beer — the prophet william joel i’m running half-mile loops around the arts center while mo communes with her clay. it’s one of those days — warm, … Continue reading

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