Let’s Be Inclusively Pregnant

We got some exciting and amusing news recently. Our niece Catharine and her husband are expecting their first child. Exciting because they’ve been wanting to have kids. Amusing (to me, anyway), not because of the fact, but the way it was presented. I know the phrase “We’re pregnant” is pretty common these days. Yet AFAIK …

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For No Purpose Whatever

Spring, as my friend put it, arrived on Sunday afternoon. Not actual spring, but de facto, with warm temps and bright sunshine. Naturally, the weekend events I worked took place before then. Last Saturday’s Pi Day 5K and Sunday’s Shamrocks & Shenanigans 5K took place in perhaps this winter’s final fury. Both mornings started below …

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Wait. You’re Going to Do What, Next?

My wonderful long-term readers are aware that I am, as my trainer Skip at Body Specs calls me, a poly-macro-cyclic athlete. In English, that means I train year-round and race year-round. I’ve run races in heat, rain, snow, and dead of night, in forests, swamps, and deserts. It’s all been great, and I enjoy each …

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Remembering Rebecca

I’m back home, fresh off the Grandmaster 100K in sunny Beaver Dam, Arizona and the surrounding desert. Feeling pretty good, considering, and enjoying the rest days. I have quite a story from the ultra (two, actually), and I was all set to tell you about it. But today I learned something that forces me to …

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