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Crystal Springs trail 50K

Saturday, January 08, 2011      7 comments

emoticon We found out the day before the run that a 50K had been added so we switched from the marathon to the 50K... Read more

New Year's Eve in Niagara Falls

Friday, January 07, 2011      5 comments

emoticon As a Christmas present, my wife and I took our middle daughter and her boyfriend to Niagara Falls, Ontar... Read more

Do you know what a flink is?

Tuesday, January 04, 2011      9 comments

emoticon Dictionary.Com doesn't: "flink- no dictionary results" Neither does Spell Check (no surprise there)... Read more

New Year's resolutions and goals. 2010 review.

Saturday, January 01, 2011      4 comments

emoticon Only 4 of each since I am not going to bother making resolutions that I make and break every year. ... Read more

The Gravedigger by Rob Magnuson Smith

Thursday, December 30, 2010      6 comments

emoticon I picked this book up at my local library partly because I like the song Gravedigger by Dave Matthews an... Read more

Charlottesville marathon training plan

Wednesday, December 29, 2010      4 comments

emoticon When I was trying to decide which Spring marathon to run, I quickly narrowed my choices to two: Toledo... Read more

Christmas dinner should finally happen tonight!

Tuesday, December 28, 2010      5 comments

emoticon Daughter in New Jersey was able to get herself home from work late yesterday morning (her car was bur... Read more

A disappointing day.

Monday, December 27, 2010      3 comments

emoticon This was supposed to be the day when I would have Christmas dinner with my children and grandchildren. Bu... Read more

Movie reviews: The Fighter & The Next Three Days

Saturday, December 25, 2010      1 comments

emoticon The Fighter is based on a true story of 2 brothers from Lowell, Massachusetts. Mark Wahlberg plays "Iris... Read more


Friday, December 24, 2010      6 comments

Or I guess I should have said "big foot". emoticonRead more

Running in the cold.

Thursday, December 23, 2010      14 comments

emoticon I get done work early today and am planning on running outside where it is supposed to be 29 degrees.... Read more

Another Christmas party avoided.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010      6 comments

I had to take the day off work today because I am having carpeting installed. The company would not give a time for installation until this morning when they called to say that the workers would arrive between noon and 4:00 p.m. Don't you hate t... Read more

New habits helping get me through the holiday season

Tuesday, December 21, 2010      7 comments

I checked the scale this week and saw that I have gained about 1 pound since right before Thanksgiving. emoticon ... Read more

A 90 year old's words of wisdom

Monday, December 20, 2010      3 comments

A 90 year old columnist wrote: "To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most requested column I've ever written." I don't agree with all 45 lessons so have pared the list down to 35: 1. Life ... Read more

1613 and 1993

Sunday, December 19, 2010      4 comments

I just checked my miles for this year and saw that I have 1613 miles of walking or running. I have 1993 miles since joining Spark on 9/15/09. emoticonRead more

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