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No Pictures yet, but I do have some random thoughts
Monday, October 17, 2011     

I don't carry a camera on the course of my race. I feel like it's about running the race and not a Kodak moment. I am not dissing those who do bring their camera along, it just isn't me. And I knew that this wasn't a small local race like the Ar... Read more
Monday, October 17, 2011     

What long long strange trip it's been! Two years ago, I ran my first race. Ever! I told She(WMBO) that that was all I would be doing. OK maybe 10k, but really anything else would simply take too much of my time. "If I ever utter the word MA... Read more
I did it!! 26.2
Saturday, October 15, 2011     

I ran the Baltimore Marathon today. I completed it in 5:32:46. I really would love to tell you all about it, but I think maybe I will give more details tomorrow. I do promise. But my puppy is whipped. My dogs are barking. I have napped... Read more
I am a stray. I'm worth loving.
Friday, October 14, 2011     

This was posted on Facebook by the Fallston Animal Rescue Movement (FARM). I grew up in Fallston, MD. www.facebook.com/pages/F
ment-FARM/346584211044 ----------------------------
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Is it any wonder we have an obesity problem?
Thursday, October 13, 2011     

We hosted an exchange student this summer. He was from Austria. In May he commented that he had gained 12 Kilos in his six months in the States. We was only 108 pounds when he arrived so gaining a little weight was not a bad thing, but 12 kilos!... Read more
Tick Tock
Wednesday, October 12, 2011     

Saturday is bearing down on me like a freight train. I will be running Baltimore and I am really starting to anticipate. The real trick will be to stay slow this time. Baltimore Running Festival keeps sending me updates. Today I got my bib ... Read more
Big news from the Chicago Bank of America Marathon
Tuesday, October 11, 2011     

One news item was that a man died of a heart attack just 500 yards from the finish line at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday. And of course all the finger pointing began: the marathon killed that guy. www.firerescue1.com/fund
raising... Read more
It's scary but true ...
Monday, October 10, 2011     

... Halloween is just around the corner. Not like it was when the Halloween candy first hit the shelves in August. No It's really coming this time. I just read a Spark Article by Coach Nicole about ten things to do to "save yourself" a... Read more
Tour du Port
Sunday, October 09, 2011     

I had a nice day today. I got up early and still took my time getting myself out the door. (Yes, I skipped Mass.) I was riding in the Tour du Port around Baltimore City today. It was one of those beautiful early Fall days we get here ... Read more
And another one!
Saturday, October 08, 2011     

Another simply gorgeous day! After a long spell of rainy ... and lots of it ... we finally got some good days. Those wonderful days that come in early Fall here on the East Coast. I refused to crawl out of bed at 4:30 for my long run,... Read more
Some things I have seen -- A picture blog.
Friday, October 07, 2011     

We went on vacation to the Finger Lakes region of New York last summer. I so so so wish I had had access to my camera as we were traveling on US 15 in upstate Pennsylvania. I saw what was one of the best signs ever. It was an old billboard. Some... Read more
15 Things I now do ...
Thursday, October 06, 2011     

... that I didn't do before I developed healthy habits for life. 1) If it is close enough, I walk. Close enough is a mile or so. 2) If it is too far to walk but too close to drive, I ride my bike. Three miles is good. ... Read more
The Donkey in the Well
Wednesday, October 05, 2011     

One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old,... Read more
Things finally broke today
Tuesday, October 04, 2011     

They sure did. They broke for good and for ill. First the weather broke. I was up around 7:00 ... wow I slept in late this morning! As the sun rose higher, it proved to be a rain free day. Finally! I fed myself ... strawberry, bl... Read more
I will ... in the rain.
Monday, October 03, 2011     

... not climb an aluminum ladder (or a fiberglass ladder ot a wood ladder) in the rain. I have reached a point in my quest to finish this roof I have been toiling on all summer where I can finally start putting up shingles. But it was drizzly an... Read more

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