What Is Wrong With You People? (No, not you. Them.)

As my wonderful regular readers know, my various activities include owning and running a Zero Waste services business for athletic events. And I do my best to follow the “Reduce-Reuse-Recycle” program, in that order. Less waste is always preferable, even with composting and recycling options. So when I got an e-check recently instead of a …

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Pre-Ann Arbor Marathon Cleanup Plog!

The Ann Arbor Marathon is Sunday, March 24, and I'll again be serving as Zero Waste Team captain. Since 2017, when we began the zero waste program at the marathon, we've recycled or composted over 97 percent of all race waste! This year we'll make it an even more environmentally responsible event by doing some …

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Reality Calls: Back from Black Rock City

I’m back! Actually, I’ve been back for a while now. Nearly a month, in fact. I know what you’re thinking. Where have you been? I hear you all asking. What have you been doing? Why haven’t you written? I could make some lame excuse about being continually busy working big races, unpacking and cleaning up, …

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Time to Be Happy!

What is going on outside? The sun is shining, it’s warming up, and flowers are blooming. Could it be that – dare I utter the word – SPRING is here? Who's happy about that? Hands up!   And who else? Our new kittens are happy with their first-ever spring! And this Gazelle Girl finisher is …

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