Trails of the Unexpected

Sunday dawned cool and damp with the promise of rain that made us think that the trail race we were signed up for might turn into a mud-race, but the rains held off and the weather was actually really good for running (cool, but not cold and a little cloudy). We signed in, got our…

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving

So, this past Christmas, I was exchanging gifts with one of my good friends and she told me that this year was going to be a different sort of gift and that she hoped I liked it.  She then proceeded to display four or five seemingly identical letter sized envelopes.  “Pick one!” she instructed. I…

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Can You Quantify a Change in Attitude?

So a few weeks ago, I wrote a post about how I’d been annoyed at falling off the exercising bandwagon, and I was determined to change my attitude and get more exercise and eat better, as well. I’d actually been thinking about it since the beginning of March (that I didn’t like the way my…

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Anaerobic

So, last night I made my way out onto the tennis court.  Got pretty well thrashed by my friend, Jeff.  I double faulted too much, hit some bad backhands, but I did some things right.  The most important thing was that I got out there and ran around.  After a couple hours of play, I…

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I’ve Lost That Running Feeling

One of my very first blog entries (I think of it back on the blog-with-training-wheels stage) was about losing the day’s worries in taking a run at Torrey Pines State Beach, which is only a mile or so from where I work. Well, with the re-commitment to getting exercise and really terrible day yesterday at…

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Come Monday

Sideview Powershot So, since about November, I’ve been without a digital camera.  My old one just passed away.  Gave up the ghost.  Happily, one of the many things I accomplished this weekend was to get a new one.  From my nearby BestBuy, I purchased a Canon Powershot A630.  Its got a lot of features that…

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Great Way to End the Day

Hey there! One of the great thing about living in the 9s is being able to get out and enjoy the beach nearly every day if you have the time and the inclination.  So, after a moderately stressful day at the job, I decided to hit the sand for a run at Torrey Pines State…

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