Monthly Archives: April 2011

True Blue

Picasso had his Blue Period. Now I’m having mine.  OK, so that probably leaves the vast majority of you scratching your heads, wondering (for the umpteenth time) what the heck I am talking about. As usual, please allow me to explain … Continue reading

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WMCT-TV “day after” story :)

So with THIS piece the CJ-does-the-Boston-marathon publicity frenzy has gotta be over 🙂 It is airing tonight on local cable channel 10. What fun! OK, on to the half Ironman we go! 🙂 /cj

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More Marathon Monday Pix

These just in, thanks to Marathon FOTO and my Discover Card 🙂  Can you spot the insanely happy chick in the insanely loud orange-and-blue checkered singlet? 🙂 If I have the water bottle in my hand and the pack around … Continue reading

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Ate My Dessert First

It’s closing in on 72 hours since I turned right on Hereford, left on Boylston and completed the transition from athlete to invalid. In case there’s any doubt in your mind: marathons hurt like hell! I’m healing now, but I … Continue reading

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Metrowest Daily News: Marlborough roadsters finish marathon

Apparently for Gary and me, that whole 15 minutes of fame thang has gone into overtime. The reporter who discovered we were both (separately and unbeknownst to each other) trying to run every road in Marlborough and wrote this April … Continue reading

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Beaten by a Guy in a Cheeseburger Costume…

Yep, you heard that right: the vegetarian chick was beaten by a guy wearing a cheeseburger costume. But I am all sorts of OK with that. Yesterday was THE BEST DAY EVER (or at least thusfar). No wicked fast inhumanely … Continue reading

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What *ARE* You?

In the jack-of-all-trades sport of triathlon, inquiring minds want to know what you “are”.   Swimmer? Cyclist? Runner? Do you belt out “100 free” in 00:45? Peel off sub-four miles? Generate wattage to rival Mellow Johnny? “What, praytell, are you?” My answer … Continue reading

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