Monthly Archives: June 2015

On Vacation

I’ll be on vacation in Maine, and so the blog will also be on vacation until Monday, June 15th. In case you’re interested, here’s where I’ll be:

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Race Report: Senior Moments at the Adrian Martinez Classic

As kids, my friends and I never tired of imagining ourselves as major league ballplayers, throwing 95-mph fastballs, making impossible catches against center field fences, turning exquisite double plays. There was no doubt in our minds that we had major … Continue reading

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The Family Table

The irony was lost on absolutely no one that on National Running Day, ProPublica and the BBC went public with allegations and evidence that the Nike Oregon Project and Coach Alberto Salazar have been bending or breaking anti-doping regulations for … Continue reading

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From the Archives: High Maintenance

[All I can say is that when I wrote this seven years ago, I had NO IDEA what “high maintenance” really was. Looking back now, I marvel at how easy everything seemed to be when I was “only” fifty. Originally … Continue reading

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The Master Tactician

Tactics – noun plural but singular or plural in construction tac·tics \’tak-tiks\. a :  the science and art of disposing and maneuvering forces in combat b :  the art or skill of employing available means to accomplish an end

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