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Life is funny, part 375

Life is funny. The phone rang at 5:59 p.m. yesterday. It was him. I was knee-deep in the Trifecta of Doom, editing three particularly intense newspapers at once. One of those nights when you don’t drink much water because you … Continue reading

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the great smith boy toyota fiasco of 2017

I should have known. All the best Smith Boy fiascos happen in a Toyota.  Above is a photo of Rick back in his Land Cruiser days. Niece the Elder recently posted it and I’m not sure what the breakdown was. … Continue reading

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Things i wish i had said, part 46

(reacting to “that’s right, you’re not from texas, but texas wants you anyway” by the prophet lyle lovett”): “I’m not sure they mean that for New Yorkers.  We say pee-can, vote to the left and only wear cowboy hats ironically.” … Continue reading

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Rocky 2014

nice people, a beautiful park, a guy in a Forrest Gump costume leading people down the stretch. What more could you ask for in a race? xxxx

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yin and yang of trail running

yin: Managed to face-plant on a smooth dirt trail to the amusement of a couple right behind me. (“hey, look! there IS a tiny root here. how’d you manage to trip on that?”) Got lost on a trail that’s impossible … Continue reading

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once upon a road in tejas

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Funerals are sad and happy at the same time. We saw people we hadn’t seen in a long time. We met people we had never quite gotten around to meeting. And we ate pie. A time for goodbye and hello, … Continue reading

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I love a parade, part 3

Sometimes runs don’t turn out the way you planned. We were on our way to a trail run at our new stomping grounds, the state park in San Angelo. Mostly it was a chance for Mo to kiss up to … Continue reading

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