Monthly Archives: May 2011

Summer Goals – Why Yes, These Are Inspirational

Like the new blog name? Unfortunately for my hips, there’s been a little too much candy eating and not enough running the past few weeks. My office got a huge project, which led to more than a few 60 hour … Continue reading

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How I ran on the highway to get to my half marathon

Thanks to the Frederick Running Festival Half Marathon, I’m officially a half marathoner! I survived and managed a 2:42 time, which was right between my A and B goals. What I’m most excited about, of course, is my new blingy … Continue reading

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Why traveling is scarier than half marathons

Some people worry about running half marathons. I worry about driving to them. To pick up my packet for my first half marathon tomorrow morning, I had to drive from my office in Chantilly to Frederick at rush hour. 3 … Continue reading

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Mourning a Furry Murder

I know that, to some, squirrels inspire lots of unfounded rage. Like this cop, who maced a baby squirrel while onlooking middle school girls screamed. If you’re a dog, squirrels inspire the instinct of their wolf ancestors – hunt, kill, … Continue reading

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