Tag Archives: life’s lessons

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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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: Volunteers and the chance to earn a PR

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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The Flying Pig: The big reveal

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, some great reasons to include coffee and ankle warmers in your race training here, and some tips on how to … Continue reading

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A vision about hindsight

Take a very close look at the picture below. Notice anything missing, perhaps? I lost a lens to my prescription reading glasses somewhere in the house almost a week ago, and still haven’t found it. There was a time when I … Continue reading

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A running comedy of errors

My afternoon run yesterday was a complete comedy of errors. Here’s why… A lot of the women I run with live fairly close by, so it’s not uncommon to spot one of them when I’m out driving, or to pass one of them running in … Continue reading

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