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Three Haikus

The WordPress Weekly Writing Challenge revisits the theme of three with the assignment to write a post using three photographs for inspiration. I was mulling this over at the same time I was mulling the prospects of getting out for … Continue reading

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What’s in the Kitchen?

My favorite ingredient du jour is Chia Seeds. They can be used to make anything from puddings, to smoothies to my fuel for long runs. They add Omega-3, protein, antioxidants and fiber to yogurt, oatmeal, baked goods, salads. Here’s my … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Three Beginnings

Downloaded Mango to my phone to begin my study of German. “Guten Tag!”

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Cosmic nod

My running goal this morning was 5 miles. The first three miles I was feeling good, running about a 10-minute mile. At 3.5 miles I came across a broken glass bottle in the road and stopped short to pick up … Continue reading

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My NikeBand quit a couple weeks ago, and the two weeks without it have seemed somehow freeing, as though I had some restriction removed. I wasn’t concerned about how many “fuel points” I was burning throughout the day and I … Continue reading

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National Running Day

Today is (most likely among many other “national days” celebrations) National Running Day. As this fact was unbeknownst to me when I made the decision last night to run this morning for the first time in weeks, I’m going to … Continue reading

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I’ve been searching for over a year for a marathon to run. I’ve done one half-marathon and several 5ks but this would be my first 26.2 and I had a lot of criteria. That criteria has changed over the past … Continue reading

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All dressed up and nowhere to go (yet)

There’s nothing like new warm-weather running gear to provide motivation to get out and run in the chilly, damp Northwest. I knew my outfit was cool, so I put forth the extra umph to my run so I’d look cool … Continue reading

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I wasn’t a “runner” back then, but the day I turned 51, I ran four miles just to prove I wasn’t “old.” Three and a half years later, I have to admit that I look pretty darn old in these … Continue reading

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