Monthly Archives: September 2012

Running Total

Marathoner math 18 miles: Halfway there 8.2 to go Advertisements

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Crazy Talk

Don Quixote earned his fame Through windmill jousts and chasing sheep And in the end he lent his name To they who doomed ideals would keep His exploits caused his kin some sadness And dismayed the peasant friend Who squired … Continue reading

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Beep-Beep!

Some days I’m the Road Runner, some, Wile E. On still others, that hole in the canyon is me. On occasion (more frequently as I grow older), My shadow transforms to the shape of a boulder. I thought it might … Continue reading

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Small Talk

I wish I had your soft, thick head. Of hair, I mean. Forget I said That thing about how thick your head is. Hair! Know what my one regret is? I don’t own a time machine. Your hair looks nice! … Continue reading

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A River In Egypt (And Points South)

My dog is older than she was And thinks about the things she does Before she does them; once upon A time, ere thoughts arrived, she’d gone I took a run the other day And reminisced about the way That … Continue reading

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Ranting Swede

People tell me that I have an accent. “You’re from somewhere else,” they always say. I tell them, “Hold onto your phone There, mister, I don’t wear cologne!” And what do axes smell like, anyway?

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Post-Marathon Calendar

First day after: Slightly sore, But braced to face much greater later. Second day: Shop online store To price in-home de-escalator. Third day after: Pain recedes– Embrace it (if you’re into Zen). Fourth day after: Changing speeds On course is … Continue reading

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