Category Archives: running

Baseball, bees and bad dogs

Things couldn’t get any better at this moment: the Red Sox are on the radio while I type at the kitchen table and they aren’t losing. Youngest son is doing his math homework right next to me (I am so … Continue reading

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Spring or something like it…

What a beautiful sunny day! Still a bit nippy but the sun is so strong now that it’s warm if you’re not standing in the wind. There are all sorts of spring-like events popping up around here despite a slow … Continue reading

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Bumbling Canoeists Survive Disaster!

The Challenge: write in 140 characters or less your most terrifying incident with nature. Sweetman can’t resist! Here’s my entry: “Canoing Plum Island against the tide, horrific supercell blast. Trapped! Abandoned boat, ran/swam for safety under bridge, barely made it.” … Continue reading

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The wonder of men’s underwear!

Men like to hang on to their underwear. Continue reading

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30 Days of Biking

I am up for the challenge of 30 days of biking for the month of April. It’s my only wish that I had 30 bikes–one for each day. Clearly the lack of epic rain along with sunshine galvanized me out … Continue reading

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Maybe you should have done WHAT???

Good times, good times last Saturday night. I have recently joined a biking/running team with my husband and a couple of friends. It’s a fun group of people who are a lot more hard-core than I am but welcoming despite … Continue reading

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Racer-X team member

I have joined a cycling/running team called Racer-X. It’s been a long time since I’ve been part of an organized group and it’s certainly needed as my work outs have been more like sight-seeing larks and meandering rolls. My deconditioned … Continue reading

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Winter Run

I ran for over an hour, taking a route that I never would have set out upon if I made the time or distance my goal. It was beautiful and I loved every step. No watch, no monitor, just enjoying winter outside. Continue reading

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