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Just a few flakes… of gold, that is

Can’t begin to tell you how surprised I was to get a vial of 24k gold flakes in the mail the other day. Continue reading

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Wet winter gear? Here’s an easy drying solution.

Wet winter gear? Here’s a quick solution. Continue reading

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#TeamAwesome #RunOttawa #HalfMarathon

I loved running the Ottawa Marathon in 2014. A very organized woman in my running group (definitely not me) arranged for 22 of us to bus down together to experience all that Ottawa Race Weekend has to offer. We nicknamed … Continue reading

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Really? I gave up coffee?

Me? Give up coffee? Apparently I did once back in 2013.
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Will it be a snow day?

My girls are so convinced there will be a snow day tomorrow, they’re talking about not even setting their alarms. It’s only early evening right now, though, and anything can happen. The forecast calls for a few more hours of … Continue reading

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First ultramarathon leaves this gal ultra… tired

Once again, that which once scared the heck out of me has become an obtained goal. Like the marathon, the back-to-back marathon, and all the other running goals I’ve set for myself in recent years, the ultramarathon has landed a … Continue reading

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Took a picture, it’ll last longer…

I recently posted the image below on Twitter, together with a caption that read: “Behold the beloved empty laundry bin, soon to be but a fleeting memory. #nearlyextinctspecies” “What is that?” someone tweeted back. “I don’t understand the words empty … Continue reading

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Revisions needed (after my run)

Hmmm… Apparently I used to write about stuff other than just running, and now I don’t. Guess I should consider revising this fact. I’m finally back (I hope) from a lengthy bout of writer’s block, likely induced by training for and … Continue reading

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The Flying Pig: Race wrap-up

Note: This post is the last in a series written for The Flying Pig Marathon. You’ll find my introductory blog about the race here, my thoughts on hill training and pig hats here, why I include coffee and ankle warmers in my training here, tips re: how to “Dress … Continue reading

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The Flying Pig: It’s finally time!

Note: You’ll find my introductory blog about running the Flying Pig here, my thoughts on hill training and THE BEST PIG HAT EVER here, some reasons to include coffee and ankle warmers in your training here, tips re: how to “Dress for Success” here, a first look at the … Continue reading

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