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I am not a walrus

I am not a walrus.

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I am not a walrus

Do you remember this scene in the breakfast club?  This is where Brian was about to write his essay stating who is or who he thinks he is.  And he says some thing like this: Who am I? I am … Continue reading

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One less item on my bucket list

    I ran my first half marathon this weekend.  It was a great experience and I think I finally get some things.  I accept that I am a middle of the pack runner. I have never been real fast.  … Continue reading

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Why?

I originally started writing this blog at the suggestion of a friend.  Deep down I thought she was crazy but I decided to give it a try.  I have grown to enjoy it.  It helps me think things through.  I … Continue reading

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Long run Sundays

This weekend fast approached me with the knowledge that I had a long run to do on Sunday.  I was planning on going 12 miles.  To some 12 miles sounds crazy far and to others it seems like a warm … Continue reading

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Saturdays are race days

I ran The Man Up 10K race this weekend and I was really disappointed in the whole experience.  Sadly, the run was so bad I am having trouble finding motivation to run today for fear that I will feel awful … Continue reading

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It all started in 1985

The more I think of it the more I realize that 1985 was the start of a significant time of my life.  I was 12 years old that summer, about to become a teenager, living in Lancaster PA and on … Continue reading

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The Gift

I have read and heard people say over and over “whatever doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger”.  I don’t know if I believe that.  But, I can say for sure whatever doesn’t kill you will leave you with a … Continue reading

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a baptismal running in the rain.

Friday night I went to bed with the weight of the world on my shoulders.  Saturday I woke up prepared to run it off.  It was warm and muggy.  My goal today was 8 miles.  I ate a banana grabbed … Continue reading

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How many times have I fallen?

Behind me lay 39 years of bad decisions and broken promises.  Well, not all the decisions were bad but there have been a lot of bad decisions and a lot of broken promises. It is really only in the past … Continue reading

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