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my dream. a photo essay.

I’m running a marathon in my dream, which is odd because i haven’t actually run once since the mid-1960s. It’s going OK as far as marathons go. It’s around the 18 mile point, which strikes me as odd. Everything is … Continue reading

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mr. pants’ spring running quiz ©

Spring is in the air. Flowers are blooming, goals are looming, Grant is tombing. That can mean only one thing: mr. pants’ spring running quiz ©. Let’s get started. QUESTIONS You go to the track. The gate is locked. The other … Continue reading

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the joy of the ancient honda, part 2

I’m a wheel I’m gonna turn on you — the prophet jeff tweedy —   I’m driving home at a little before 2 a.m. This is the time many folks call it a night at the bar (it’s Wednesday night, … Continue reading

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Just another morning conversation, Part 35

mo: OK, there’s Moe and Curly. Who’s the other one? me: Larry. mo: It can’t be Larry. me: Why not? mo: Larry’s a real name. Why would he have a real name and not the others? me: Um, Moe is  … Continue reading

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Just another morning conversation, Part 32

mo: BANG WHACK RATTLE. me: zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz mo: JACKHAMMER AIRLINES BUZZ CRACKLE me: zzzzzzzzzzzzzz mo: WHACK GRRRRR SONOFAPOODLE me: zzzzzz mo: CRACKERSMACKERHOKYWHACKER me: zzz mo: INDUSTRIALHAIRDRYERORMAYBEAGAS-POWEREDLEAFBLOWERWAAHHHHHH me: z mo: ARGYBARGYBLAVHHHH me: good morning. mo: What are you doing up so early? … Continue reading

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In spite of ourselves

It all seemed so simple. Alas. Mo is in Seattle. I am not. Which means I have way too much time on my hands. Damn that devil and his workshop. Which leads me to the evening’s harmless diversion: A video … Continue reading

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Things I wish I had said, Part 16

But it’s your life You can decorate it As you like — Ben Folds

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