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just another run, part 7

the night doesn’t care. day runs are about time and form and people. night runs are about shadows and dreaming and escape. halley’s comet is a different place at night. the carnival lights up the inky fog.  creaky, rusted rides … Continue reading

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the answer, my friend

here’s the thing about crappy weather: it’s your friend. i ran 8 miles on the jackalope today. it was exactly the sort of day i hate most. the wind was a steady 25 mph, that kind of south tejas day made … Continue reading

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mo and the lucha gatos

art is the reason I get up in the morning but the definition ends there it doesn’t seem fair that i’m living for something i can’t even define. — the prophet ani   

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the Amazing Zip Lock Pancho and Fred, two lucha libre wrestlers from Brooklyn, discover conjunto music on a small road in south Tejas.

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once upon a horned toad

He’s just standing there on the sidewalk. I’m hoping he’s not lost. We’re in Rockport, on the block where all the art galleries hang out. It’s Valentino Day and we’re out doin’ the town and doin’ it right. We’ve been … Continue reading

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oh, yeah. and there’s that whole childbirth thing too

Hey look ma here comes the elephant boy bundled all up in his corduroy headed down south towards Illinois from the jungles of East St. Paul. — the prophet john prine — Yes, I know it was insane. We are … Continue reading

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some runs are just like that

It’s 84 degrees in late October and there’s not a cloud in the sky. The wind has even taken the day off. Kermit couldn’t be happier. It’s one of those days that would have you featured in Runner’s World if … Continue reading

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