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Really? I gave up coffee?

Me? Give up coffee? Apparently I did once back in 2013.
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The Flying Pig: How to dress for success

Note: You’ll find my introductory blog about coming to Cincinnati to run the Flying Pig here, a discussion about hill training and THE BEST PIG HAT EVER here, and some great reasons to include coffee and ankle warmers in your race training here.   Greetings Flying Pig … Continue reading

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The Flying Pig: Coffee and Ankle Warmers

Note: You’ll find my introductory blog about the Flying Pig in Cincinnati here, and my second blog about hill training and THE BEST PIG HAT EVER here.      Greetings Flying Pig friends both current and future! In just a little over 10 weeks, I’ll be heading to Cincinnati to … Continue reading

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Bidding summer adieu

Before sending the kids back to school, I decided to bid adieu to summer with a colourful 5am jaunt. Sporting the brightest running clothes I had – accessorized with a polka dot cape, neon striped leg warmers and a headlamp – I met … 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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Caffeine – the rebel with a cause

Hmmm. Not looking much like running weather outside. Good thing I decided to take the weekend off and get ready for Christmas. (Not buying that excuse, are you? What if it was on sale at 50% off, like everything else … 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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Paying it forward X3

To the wonderful driver in the black Mercedes SUV in front of me at the coffee drive-thru this morning: Thanks so much for picking up my tab. Not only did you provide a very busy mom with a much-needed boost … Continue reading

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Morning glory

Wow. By 8:30 am this morning, dinner was all ready to go in the crock pot. I don’t know who this crazy culinary gal is who has taken over my body and my kitchen, but I think she deserves a … Continue reading

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Good bye Miss Crankypants, hello Miss Sunshine

Okay, Miss Sunshine might be a bit too upbeat, but at least Miss Crankypants has disappeared. For now. I’ll be explaining why I had such a tough week in a future Waterloo Chronicle column, so just bear with me a little … Continue reading

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