Tag Archives: track

way back when

Well, I guess that this is now the end Who’d have thought, my old friend — the prophet aimee mann “It’s locked.” As we’re heading toward the track, three guys are coming out. They’re all shirtless with the bodies of … Continue reading

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a drink a day keeps the shrink away

“Anarchism is democracy taken seriously.”  — the prophet Edward Abbey He has the shot put out now. I’m reminded of the old saying, “Always keep your eye on an elderly guy throwing a cannonball.” This is why I love the … Continue reading

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skinny legs

legs they come And faces go Just like old Toyotas — the prophet lyle lovett We haven’t even made it to the track when Mo calls it. “Floater.” Floater is Mo’s term for gazelles, those runners whose feet never seem … Continue reading

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silver shoes

I ran on the track today. It’s the best time of year here. Upper 70s, sunny, perfect. I came out to see what it feels like to run on the track when not dressed like a Santa navigator. Refreshingly cool. … Continue reading

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good training for trail runs with foxes

Formula for a short run at the track: Me, two pit bulls, a Rottweiller and a shady-looking guy who tells me, “Don’t worry. They won’t bite.”

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Once upon a track with a Vietnamese trail monkey

Tôi muốn lảnh lót với con của tôi tối nay, Pitch woo với con của tôi tối nay Nhưng anh em, bạn chiến đấu của tôi đêm nay bé Vì nó quá darn nóng!  

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Celebrity sighting at the track

Sure, I live in Texas. Yes, we’re only four hours from Austin. But I would never expect a seven-time Tour de France champion to show up on my humble track. I guess because he’s in training for the Kona Ironman, … Continue reading

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