Monthly Archives: August 2010

One-day vacation

The sun was shining, the tropical tunes were blasting, people all around had drinks adorned with umbrellas. There were even a few folks in grass skirts and coconut bras. When I allowed my mind to just take in everything around … Continue reading

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Steppin’ it up

Last winter when I started training for my first trail race, which also happened to be in the mountains, I incorporated stair climbing into the routine to compensate for the lack of mountains here in the Midwest. I started by … Continue reading

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Good Craic

The first year I traveled to South Bend for the Sunburst Marathon, I procrastinated about making plans and didn’t decide until the last minute that getting a hotel room was a good idea given the time difference between South Bend … Continue reading

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