Like a Cat

It’s really been hard to get out of bed this week. For the morning runs especially. Literally overnight here in southeast Michigan, we went from full-blown Indian summer to full-blast winter. Temps dropped from 60 to 30, and the sun packed up and headed south for the winter. Wednesday morning - the first snow of …

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It’s Okay. No, Really, It’s Okay.

This running life can be funny. Two times recently I’ve had to be told, or tell myself, that something perfectly normal and reasonable is okay. As in, I was actually feeling guilty about something I had no business feeling guilty about. The Thursday after I got back from the Grandmaster Ultra 50, I went to …

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Of Cats and Ornaments

“Do you mind if we don’t put up the Christmas tree this year?” my wife asked recently. That was surprising. She’s the sentimental one about the holidays, while I quietly grouse about lugging the dang thing up from the basement, followed by the boxes of ornaments and sundry decorations. But our kids won’t be visiting …

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