Monthly Archives: May 2011

It Just Sounds So Much Better

The price of the Ginsu Knives or the Flowbee is not $19.99 by accident – it just sounds so much lower than $20.00.  Does that extra penny really make that much difference?  Is the Flowbee really a revolutionary home haircutting … Continue reading

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To Swarthmore to Race

It’s Saturday, so it’s time to race.  I felt like I had a decent week+ with a couple sets of intervals, albeit longer and slower than normal.  Felt dead yesterday though, so hopefully that won’t mean anything today.  It’s 7am … Continue reading

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Hard-Easy-Hard

Three more decent days since last post.  I’ve almost forgotten what it is like to have an entire week off – it’s been kind of nice to be able to work a plan around interval sessions instead of trying to … Continue reading

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Keeping My Eye on the Prize

Beautiful day yesterday.  Hit spin class in the morning to make it a double workout day, then made my way out to Stoney Creek park for an easy 7 miler after Thursday’s intervals.   No real lingering discomfort (not surprising … Continue reading

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Following Jack’s Orders (I think)

Back to back runs and blogs – been quite a while for either of these feats.  First day without rain in quite some time, with the frontal passage came the accompanying 20mph winds.  After sizing up the weather and my … Continue reading

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Rested Yet Tired

After running in Iowa on Friday, what a long strange trip it’s been.  I would try to describe what my schedule looked like between waking up on Friday morning and getting home on Tuesday morning, but I think I would … Continue reading

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Drake in Review

Drake in a nutshell… Had hoped to get to bed early Thursday night since I knew I had an early flight Friday morning, but with out-of-town company in town for a couple of days I got chatting (as usual) and … Continue reading

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