My “Double Nickel” Promotion

I GOT A PROMOTION TODAY. Not for anything I did, or didn't do. No, this was entirely due to three lucky accidents: that I was born, that my parents didn't kill me when I was a teenager, and that I have lived this long. You see, I turned 55 today. And it's been a good …

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Every Run is a Victory

"SO WHERE DID YOU PLACE AT SHAMROCKS LAST WEEK?" my friend Larry asked during Wednesday night's PR Fitness group run. He was referring to the Shamrocks & Shenanigans 5K in Ann Arbor on March 10. "Second," I said. "The first place guy ran under 19:00. There's a couple people in my age group who are …

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