49 Days

49 Days – Days 37 – 43, Cali

February 19, 2012

Wednesday, January 25, 2012. 9:11 p.m. landing in LAX for the third leg of my 49 Days of adventure. Meeting up with the lovely Olivia to spend some time sharing in her college-life, and running in the 5K portion of Tinkerbell Half-Marathon Weekend. Good times. Good times. (Did I really just say that?) First stop [...]

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Re-define My Impossible

February 2, 2012

Last Friday night I ran my first 5K. There is so much wrapped up in that short statement, the gist of which is: I did the impossible! im•pos•si•ble |im′päsəbəl| adjective not able to occur, exist, or be done When I registered for this run on October 27, 2011, there was NO WAY I could run [...]

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A list is not a plan

January 2, 2012

I am a list maker. For many reasons, I make lists, and I could do the obvious here, and make a list of reasons why I make lists, but I will skip that, as it is too obvious, and it is not really what I am talking about right now. What’s important is that the [...]

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Forty nine days. Day Eight

December 27, 2011

There are a few things on my mind these days. Quite a few things, actually. Of course at this time of year there is the implicit task of reviewing the year just past and planning ahead for the year to come. What have I accomplished in 2011, what has touched me? What shall I pursue [...]

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Forty nine days. Day one.

December 23, 2011

Travel day. Malo to Tonasket to Wenatchee to Leavenworth to Snohomish. The weather was perfect for a drive. Clear highways, sunny skies. A combination of winter colors and winter sunlight gave me so many beautiful sights and scenes along the drive. Even the most mundane things were gorgeous. I wish I’d had a camera better [...]

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Forty-nine days. Day four.

December 23, 2011

And on this morning I had the opportunity to run on a real track and time my mile. I came in at a pace of 11 minutes, and I feel pretty good about that. The minimum pace for the 5K in January is a 16-minute mile, so no worries about that. And even at my [...]

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