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My Fun Haven

Larkspur, Colorado is a small town situated between the larger cities of Castle Rock (just south of Denver) and Monument (just north of Colorado Springs). Having moved here almost a year ago, I’m discovering that it’s a haven of physical … Continue reading

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Start

What is the one Word or Phrase that immediately cheers you up when you hear it? Start: The Journey Begins.

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Longshot

Just barely into the age of 17, I decided to run my first marathon. I bought a book with a training plan which I religiously followed and a pair of $10 “running” shoes from the dollar store. The November race … Continue reading

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You Want The Truth?

Running is one method of finding the Truth within yourself.

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Unplugged

Physical activity gets your blood pumping faster and clears the mind. A nice long run is one of my favorite methods of becoming unplugged. Martial arts is another. Each can require focus and concentration depending on the moment. But, I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Future Tense

Distance. It’s the key to improving as a long distance runner. This is an Iphone self portrait I made on a local trail. The slogan is a play on the saying “Distance makes the heart grow fonder”. I selected this image for the … Continue reading

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The Race

After The Expo time flew by. The alarm went off at 2:45 am on Sunday morning and it was time for a quick breakfast before heading to the race to find our starting corral. To prevent the chaos of 26,000 runners … Continue reading

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Running like a Princess

This was one of my wife’s dreams…….to run the Walt Disney Princess Half Marathon  . She ran it in 2012 (I tagged along as a “bandit” to photograph her at each mile marker). This year, I signed up to chase my Princess on … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Home

Yeah, I know. This was last week’s challenge. But I’m behind and this is my blog so I can break some of the rules. Since 2007, home has been Gig Harbor, Washington. It is a quiet fishing village located on … Continue reading

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In case you didn’t know…….

The Super Bowl is next Sunday. I don’t really have a favorite team in the match up between San Francisco and Baltimore. I don’t have a picture of the elusive Forty-Niner either. But I do have one of a raven: “Raven Dreams”. Leave … Continue reading

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