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Walleye is on the Menu

The last cold run of the season. Continue reading

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Thankful for the Rain

All morning I’ve listened to the pattering of my keyboard caused by  my fingers furiously pounding out a proposal.  I’m at 23 pages and still going.  This is why the company pays me; writing proposals, creating miracles on Excel spreadsheets, and magically predicting … Continue reading

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Will I Ever See It Again?

The metric century ride boasts one epic climb, an 800 foot beast to a beautiful hilltop vista with ocean views. As my riding partner and I approach the base of the hill, we become excited at the prospect of a … Continue reading

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My Best Chicago Half Marathon

The reality is that I’ll never “win” a race.  That is, I’ll never come in first.  For an age grouper, winning is something different — it’s redefining a podium finish to achieving the best you can offer.  It’s about goals and … Continue reading

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Finding Kilroy

I’m in Washington DC for business, but my real mission is to find Kilroy. Kilroy was here.  While the origins are disputed, the Kilroy graffiti is associated with American soldiers in WWII.  On this trip to Washington DC, my son sent … Continue reading

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Three Attempts at the Millennium Trail

“Where do people run up here?”  With temperatures hovering below freezing, I’m surprised that I got an answer at all.  I am in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada.  Like my trip to  Harrisburg (The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway), I am finishing … Continue reading

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Running in the Windy City

It’s 5 PM and my options are clear.  Choice 1 is the hotel fitness center.  There are two treadmills, an elliptical, and a recumbent bike.  Each  fitness device is strategically placed in a tight row facing the back wall.  Choice 2 … Continue reading

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