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Sure, you can blame me

If  it snows here in Waterloo this weekend, go ahead and blame me. After all, one of my planned activities for tomorrow just might put Mother Nature over the edge. I know some of you think I’m silly to do … Continue reading

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Back on track

My training for the Ottawa Marathon is back on track thanks to an awesome 30km run in the countryside yesterday. Had some great running pals join me for the first 25km, then hammered out the last 5km on my own. … Continue reading

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Do cars crave caffeine too?

Take a careful look at this image of my car speedometer (taken while the car was stopped, don’t worry, speedometer reading proves it). Sorry about the annoying flash blob right in the middle of the picture, but I just had … Continue reading

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Road rage – driver vs. runner

I always knew some animosity existed, and I’m well aware that the situation has been greatly amplified this winter due to disappearing sidewalks and bike lanes, but I was still rather taken aback by the road rage incident I witnessed … Continue reading

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Favour returned

This morning I paid it forward at the coffee drive thru in honour of the driver who picked up my tab yesterday. All told, my coffee cost about $10 instead of the usual $2, but it was well worth the … Continue reading

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An excellent observation

A running buddy’s son made an interesting observation regarding my column in today’s Waterloo Chronicle, which tells the tale of my first (and last?) 5am run. He noted that in the print version of the newspaper, my column is conveniently … Continue reading

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“The World’s End” kills enjoyment of summer’s end

When you’ve been married for awhile, setting aside time for a date night every now and then can be a great way to reconnect. Should your idea of a great movie differ drastically from his, however, it might be better … Continue reading

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A car is just a car, unless…

A car is just a car, unless it’s one of the vehicles used by the music band U2 for their ZooTV tour back in the 90’s. The Toronto version of that concert was definitely one of the more memorable dates my … Continue reading

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Bye bye snow tires

Finally got the snow tires taken off my car yesterday. This was the first winter where I’ve actually felt they were a wise investment. Think I took them off too early? I mean, with all the crazy weather we had last month…

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It’s my fault, I admit it

If it starts to snow soon – I mean really snow, so much that the white stuff sticks around for more than a few hours – it’s all my fault. That is, it’s all my fault if you’re not a big fan of … Continue reading

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