Monthly Archives: October 2011

Feeling Much Better

Forecasted rain and wind arrived as predicted yesterday, didn’t make much difference to me as I was planning on one more easy day in the pool anyway.  Turned the resistance jets up a little bit and got a little more … Continue reading

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Odds And Ends

I left a couple of things out of Sunday’s entry as I was falling asleep at the proverbial ‘wheel’ after my race in the morning followed immediately by a softball double-header then the final installment of the kid’s fall community … Continue reading

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Nothing Beats A Giant Check

It’s Sunday night and the Hershey Half Marathon is done.  Would be easy to describe what I thought would happen or how I expected to do now that I know the answer, so I will consider everyone lucky not to … Continue reading

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Working On The Night Shift

When Bob Marley so eloquently stated in his song “if it’s all night, it got to be alright..”, I don’t think he was hauling 70,000 lbs of “stuff” across the country though the night skies.  I’m guessing he was probably … Continue reading

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New York Yankees – R.I.P.

$55 million for two guys in the heart of your lineup to hit under .150 for the series?!?  Looks like the Yanks just gifted me a whole lot of October sleep now that their feeble playoff run is over.  Time to jump … Continue reading

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Jumping Straight Into The Deep End

Three quality days since Syracuse – “quantity days” may be a more accurate assessment, as I am finding myself gingerly going down flights of stairs on very tender quadriceps… Got in the pool for an easy hour on Monday before … Continue reading

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Splish Splash What A Painful Bath

Holy Smokes – 5000m is a long, long way.  Just back from Syracuse after running the Festival of Races USATF 5k National Championships – was fun trip interrupted by 16 minutes of freezing cold hell, if there can be such … Continue reading

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