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The Flying Pig: I interview a pig on Twitter

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

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Would you, could you, on a horse?

I have this running buddy, you see, who is afraid of horses. She’s such an incredibly brave and strong woman, though, that it behooves me (pun intended) to make sure she one day enjoys the life-changing experience that is the bond between horse … Continue reading

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Groundhog night…

If you run past a dead groundhog that looks like it might actually be alive, it probably is. Enough said, but I’ll continue anyway. The encounter happened as I ran on the sidewalk alongside an open field. I wasn’t really paying attention to my surroundings. I was too busy looking … Continue reading

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Real Estate Acquisitions

On a whim, I purchased some new real estate this weekend. Three properties, in fact. Been having a little trouble accommodating everyone over the past few years, especially the empty nesters. I’m hoping my new real estate acquisitions will ease the housing shortage and keep … Continue reading

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Turtle love…

I am a gal of many contradictions tonight, and turtles are to blame. I was tweeting back and forth with some fellow runners earlier this evening when the subject of turtles first came up. @christadavidson shared that she had just … Continue reading

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Favourite things…

I’ll be far too busy getting pampered silly tomorrow to do any writing (what with it being Mother’s Day and all), so thought it best to share my thoughts on the occasion a day early. I miss my mom. Enough … Continue reading

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Good-bye angry sheep

My sheep are dead. They were never happy – always angry, to be honest – but they didn’t deserve to die. At least they had a good long life. Impressively long, in fact. Good-bye, my dear Woolie Boolies. You are the … Continue reading

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Are you quieter than a fifth grader?

So, what do you think? Are you quieter than a fifth grader? (I’m making the assumption you’re an adult, by the way.) If you’re having trouble answering, try this question instead: Are you quieter than 20+ fifth graders? The answer … Continue reading

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Ferocious guard dog vs. laughing runners

I want to apologize to the German Shepherd a running pal and I passed this morning during a 15km run in the country. (The first thing I did last night when I got home from spending a day at the … Continue reading

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Sunday therapy

Today started off great with a little running therapy. I hit the country roads with a few pals and saw more horse-drawn carriages than I did cars. Also talked faster than I ran, but that’s nothing unusual. An afternoon pet therapy session … Continue reading

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