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Running in Americana

On Saturday I told you about my miserable, humid, six-mile run. Today I get to tell you about last night’s wonderful three-miler with my running club. When I turned on my iPod I discovered the battery was dead. I must … Continue reading

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Saturday Reflections: It’s Stupid-Hot

I have a friend in Vegas whom I affectionately call Desert Queen. In the summertime, DQ likes to describe the weather there as stupid-hot. During the dog days of summer, Nashville is both stupid-hot and stupid-humid. It got the best … Continue reading

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A beautiful morning for a run

I’m training for a late October half marathon. The plan I’m using has me running four times per week with one of those being a weekend long run. Two of my three weekday runs often take place on the treadmill … Continue reading

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Fall half marathon training has begun

I funny thing happened following my April half marathon. Gardening. I traded my Saturday morning long runs for planting, weeding, deadheading, and fertilizing. I’ve been going to the gym three or four times a week, but I’ve only been maintaining … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: 6/18/16

This morning I took my first run on the Mill Creek Greenway which is located less than 2 miles from my home. The greenway opened about a year and a half ago and I don’t know what took me so … Continue reading

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When Forced to Rest

My last workout was the Rock N Roll Nashville half marathon on April 30. Last week I didn’t run/walk one step. I didn’t lift one weight. I had an unusually busy work week with two fundraising events and my coaching … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: I overdid it this weekend

I’ve made a self discovery. I suffer from Must-get-it-all-done-in-one-work-session-itis. While hopefully not fatal, it does create problems. This weekend was a perfect storm of “must-dos” and I paid the price for having Must-get-it-all-done-in-one-work-session-itis. This weekend marked my final long run … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: 4-9-16. Not a Fun Run

This morning I was scheduled to run eight miles. It was cold and windy. I felt stiff and sluggish, never getting into a good rhythm. I decided to reframe my thinking. I told myself I could stop whenever I wanted … Continue reading

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A Week of Almost Spring

Nashville enjoyed beautiful weather this week and I made the most of it. I spent most of last Saturday outside in gardens, other people’s gardens. Each year the Nashville Rose Society (NRS) has two pruning clinics. Last Saturday was the … Continue reading

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Little Rock Rocked

I’m sure you spent the weekend wondering about my trip to Little Rock for the Little Rock Half Marathon. Well, wonder no more. Saturday morning I traveled to Memphis to pick up my half marathon partner, Becky. I was extremely … Continue reading

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