Monthly Archives: February 2009

Racing the Calendar

On Wednesday I reported the beginning symptoms of what has developed into a pretty bad cold. On Thursday I was more or less functional, but Friday was the dripping, sneezing, stay-close-to-a-box-of-Kleenex day. Yesterday was the weak, achy, stay-in-bed-most-of-the-day day, and … Continue reading


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Hitting the Ground (Not) Running

After the exhilarating experience of actually managing to run short distances on Sunday, it was frustrating not to be able to get out at all on Monday. I had every intention of doing so, but to begin with I overslept … Continue reading

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Trying to Run

I was tempted to title this post “Wanting to Die.” At least that’s the way I felt at times during this morning’s walk, during parts of which I attempted to run, succeeding in a sort of mild lope. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Pedestrians: An Endangered Species?

A fellow Microsoft MVP posted a link to a walking-related YouTube video that had been picked up by another blog that is actually about driving. If the instructions given by WordPress for embedding YouTube videos work, you’ll see it below. … Continue reading

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Ordinary People

I have noticed that blogs written by Ordinary People (by which I mean people who don’t blog regularly as part of their job assignment) tend to have long silent periods followed by abashed apologies. I will not apologize. It’s been … Continue reading

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