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the truth

Mo was pondering the differences between christianity and buddhism today and how one finds the right path. The correct answer, of course, is the daily run. A chance to sort out the day’s thoughts, flush out the toxins, suffer, revitalize … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 62

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” — John Muir

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when fortune cookies go bad, part 2

 This monkey’s gone to heaven This monkey’s gone to heaven This monkey’s gone to heaven This monkey’s gone to heaven — the prophet black francis ___ — Basically my fortune cookie is telling me “go bother someone else instead.” Now … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 38

“A man on foot, on horseback or on a bicycle will see more, feel more, enjoy more in one mile than the motorized tourists can in a hundred miles. Better to idle through one park in two weeks than to … Continue reading

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Things I wish I had said, Part 24

“The greatest victories come at the back of the pack.” — Mo Sheppo at the Arise ‘n’ Run 5k “Why do you think they have this race?” Mo asked me before the start. I hadn’t really given it it much … Continue reading

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Mo wants to be a Baptist

We go to the Baptist church down the street to pick up race packets. I’ve been trying to talk Mo into going there for years. I was raised a Southern Baptist in a former life, and Mo’s grandparents were elders … Continue reading

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Dilemma of a new Amish runner

Longtime readers will recall that I recently converted to the Amish community so that I could properly enter a fried pie in my nutrition log. But being Amish creates a new problem with my running. I am the world’s most … Continue reading

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