Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sorry Daughter # 1: No NYC in 2012

Daughter # 1 will be distraught to read this: I did not get a bib number during the NYC 2012 marathon lottery yesterday. We’ve been awaiting word since round-about noon yesterday, but alas, after 19 hours of finger-crossing, my profile … Continue reading

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ROFL re: the “ri”

Yesterday a friend emailed me to share his latest triumph. A newbie to this self-inflicted torture called running, he’d had a big breakthrough: “I actually felt like I was running last night instead of plodding along,” he crowed. “Not for … Continue reading

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The Lottery

I’ve got The Lottery on my mind lately, and I don’t mean the Mass Millions “you can’t win if you don’t play” one; I mean the Shirley Jackson “lottery in June, corn be heavy soon” type of lottery. You know, … Continue reading

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“You Can Drive FAST, Young Lady, But…”

Yesterday during the Wrentham Duathlon’s bike leg I had a flashback to my first encounter with an angry, bullhorn-wielding state trooper. Not-so-sweet 16, I nervously toyed with the stick shift and prayed for no ticket as that officer’s face turned … Continue reading

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58, Cloudy With a Gentle Breeze…I’ll Take It :)

Different year, different race, same obsessive-compulsive behavior: lately I’ve been refreshing more frequently than Daughter #1 posts embarrassing Facebook updates about me during races. Those of you who for some reason keep coming back to this blog for more … Continue reading

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