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August Break: Day 17

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A New Tri Friend

A wonderful, young couple moved in to the house next door about a year and a half ago. We’ve had a smattering of conversations, all very pleasant, but I can’t say I know them very well. Two weekends ago they … Continue reading

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I was a grumpy spinner

Yesterday morning I awoke to overcast skies and a gentle rain. It was the perfect weather for sleeping in, and I wanted to sleep as late as possible before getting ready for church. The night before I told myself I … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday, 7-4-15: Bricks and Blooms

My day began here. Notice how still the water is? I shot this at 7 a.m. Lynn and I were the first in the pool. Why are there pennies lined up on my lane, you ask? Each penny equals one … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: 6/20/15

Today’s gardening session will have to wait until late this afternoon. I’m off to the gym to do about eight miles on a bike trainer followed by some weight lifting in preparation for an August triathlon. Midday I’ll be at … Continue reading

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Back in Training

After a nagging little health issue that finally went away, after a head and chest cold that began Memorial Day weekend, after a week of staycation where gardening was my exercise of choice… Triathlon training has begun. I’ve set my … Continue reading

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Triathlon Training Resumed

Well, it looks like I’m training again. Lynn, my training partner, and I planned an early Sunday morning bike ride. Honestly, I wanted to sleep-in until the last possible moment before needing to get ready for church. After all, I’d … Continue reading

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Triathlon Deferred

I’ve been putting off telling you this. Due to three unrelated health inconveniences, it’s been about three weeks since I’ve trained for my upcoming triathlon. One night last week, at about 3:00 a.m. I came to my senses and decided … Continue reading

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Tri Training: This Week Will Be Better

Last week, my first week of training, I managed to complete three workout sessions. Only three. I did one swim, one bike and one run. I blame a lack of planning, temporary laziness, and Stevie Wonder. Lack of planning: while … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: April 11, 2015

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