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the long month of february

Contrary to the simplistic assertions of the calendar, February is, in fact, the longest month of the year. Ask any Michigander. The cold, the snow, and the dearth of sunshine conspire to thwart our typical notion of time. Where once … Continue reading

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the power of positive feedback

My new ukulele now sports two bright-colored ribbons. Every time I look at it, I cannot help but feel a little burst of inner smile. Yup, I showed up for the music shop’s beginner ukulele club this week. I had … Continue reading

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hey, it’s a start anyway

New Year’s Eve day we had reports of a snowstorm moving in. So, that morning, I am happy to say that I did get out and on the move, hoping to beat the storm. During the first mile, I began … Continue reading

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winter challenges: food and running

All summer long, salad sat at the center of my eating patterns. I mean, you can pretty much throw anything in a salad, after all, and it works. It’s nutritious and tastes great. Summer did not involve a whole lot … Continue reading

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a different path

After some pretty frigid temps, there’s been a nice respite in the weather. It felt good to get out on the city park trails which wind along next to the river. Didn’t even wear a hat. In the summer, the … Continue reading

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chilly run

I admit it. I really kind of had to fight with myself today to get outside and run. But, hey, it was so worth it! At issue was the temperature. It was below freezing. Even though I fully expect to … Continue reading

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wind run

I don’t know why a windy run always takes me by surprise, but it does. Yesterday’s run reminded me, again, all about wind. There’s all that resistance as you’re heading into it, and the pleasant relief of turning a corner … Continue reading

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