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Good Bye, Dad

On Tuesday, July 4th, my father passed away. Here is what I read at his memorial service: When I was a child, my dad was my hero. I suppose that is true for many children. We envision our fathers being … Continue reading

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A Lot Can Happen in Two Years

It’s been just over two years since I posted here, and quite a bit has taken place in my life since then. Around the time of that last blog post, I had recently completed my first Ironman in Cozumel, Mexico. … Continue reading

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Corndog vs LA, round 2

You can watch a video of my limping across the finish line here. I showed up to Dodger stadium nervous but determined. I didn’t know how my ankle was going to feel once I started going, but I was willing … Continue reading

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Recap of 2013

I did it! I made my 1000 miles in 2013 goal, in spite of the late-year bout of plantar fasciitis, which nearly knocked me out of the running. (groan) A few of the miles were on a treadmill, and a … Continue reading

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An Absent-Minded Professor

August was a long month. And it wasn’t just because I decided, at the suggestion of a running buddy, to run every single day in August. Or, having announced to the Facebook world that I made a commitment to run … Continue reading

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Marathon Man

I was certain I had made a mistake by signing up for the OC Marathon. And I felt that doing so was just the first of a series of bad decisions related to running. And other fitness. I purchased my … Continue reading

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