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

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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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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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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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Solutions for wet winter woes: the repurposed boot rack

Between my love of running outside in winter, my family’s love for skiing, and the fact we often have no choice but to venture out in even the harshest winter weather, stuff gets wet. Very wet. And if that stuff gets wet … Continue reading

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Archives: Enjoy a White Christmas in 5 Easy Steps

I first published this blog back in December 2011. It has applied to several holiday seasons since, and sadly merits repeating this year too… Enjoy a White Christmas in Waterloo in 5 Easy Steps Step #1: Make bed using white sheets. … Continue reading

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Smitten by mittens

Actually, they’re gloves, but I couldn’t think of a catchy title using that word… If you’re not familiar with my somewhat questionable winter habit involving gloves and mittens, please check out my previous post on the subject. My husband recently bought … Continue reading

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Not sure I want to break this personal best…

November 23rd. That’s my personal best for the latest calendar day running outside in shorts and a t-shirt. I set it back in 2012. Will I break this record on Monday, November 24th? According to the current long-range forecast, it’ll be 10 degrees celsius, so it’s a … Continue reading

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