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football season

“I know it’s a longshot, but I’m wondering if there might be a camping spot at Bright Angel at the end of June,” I ask the nice park ranger. She looks at me. I look at her. She smiles. “Not … 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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Oui will oui will rock you

It’s all about consistency. The consistency of mud, but consistency nonetheless. 11:00 running society. A matter of getting down the routine. Granted, today’s 11:00 start happened at 1:00, but still there’s a 1 and a couple of zeroes involved. I’m … Continue reading

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if i won the lottery

if i won the lottery: i would buy a large chocolate frosty. sure, i am content with the medium chocolate frosty, but just once. i’d pay david lowery to assemble camper van beethoven next to halley’s comet and sing the lottery … Continue reading

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houston and me

life is funny. i wrote houston this morning to ask how to move down from the marathon to the half. they said easy peasy; just needs to be done by dec. 31. so that was that. funny thing is i … Continue reading

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thanksgiving, sort of

i’m running on the jesus etc. course. it’s cold, and a north wind makes the section going out the opposite of fun. i’m just shuffling along, killing time and sightseeing. if looking at dead fish counts as sightseeing. it’s the … Continue reading

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