Monthly Archives: April 2013

Everything is Personal: Boston 2013

What I’m about to say isn’t profound. It doesn’t include platitudes or calls for revenge or offer answers to the bereaved cries of “why did this happen?” This is more of a process post, I suppose, and my way of … Continue reading

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Trust The Program

This past Saturday, we ran our second 20-miler in preparation for the Illinois marathon, which is now two and a half weeks away. I felt surprisingly good during the long run. It was windy and warm. Really windy. There were … Continue reading

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The Big Tree

1/22/14: Updating this post with a story on the Big Tree from the L.A. Times. Yesterday morning, NPR ran a story about the big bur oak tree that sits just off a rural Missouri road, and just a few miles … Continue reading

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Outta the Park!

It’s baseball’s opening day. Each year I’m contented by the fact that the lights go on at the Daniel Boone Little League fields up the road from my house, and I can hear the crack of the bats from my … Continue reading

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