Monthly Archives: December 2015

Tanzania – Part 3: Monduli Juu

Running Log, 12/27/10 – about 12 miles, from Monduli to Monduli Juu and back, with Oju It may be that everything I have written so far has been motivated by a desire to write about the run I had on … Continue reading

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Tanzania – Part 2: Immersion

  Running Log, 12/26/10 — about 4 miles, out and back from L’Oasis Our first full day in Arusha was in many ways, as remarkable and memorable as any we experienced during the trip. And yet, when I describe it, … Continue reading

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Tanzania – Part 1: Early Morning

Running Log, 12/24/10 — 3M in early AM, usual morning loop Ann tells everyone that I hate to travel. I claim that this is an exaggeration, like saying that I hate Christmas or dinner parties… or any other endeavor that … Continue reading

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Tracking fitness? Use your head.

“So why is it that fitness technology is so alluring? Part of the problem is that relying on feelings seems ‘soft’ and open to manipulation… For that reason, fitness technology can be a valuable reality check to make sure we’re … Continue reading

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Solstice 2015

The Northern Hemisphere’s winter solstice occurs at 11:48 p.m. EST tonight.., and I say, let the pagan celebrations begin!

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The Long Good-Bye

I envy people who know when it’s time to leave. I admire their resolution, their lack of sentimentality as they pack up their things and say sincere but prompt good-byes. They don’t linger at the threshold, prolonging the inevitable, but … Continue reading

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Club Nats is Where It’s At

The second weekend in December was the swan song for the 2015 cross country season, with three separate championship events taking place in San Diego, Albuquerque, and San Francisco. 

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