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A new year dawns

2015 is here, and there was nothing we could do to stop it. My family and I celebrated New Year’s Eve by watching It’s a Wonderful Life, the James Stewart-Donna Reed classic, on DVD. We had popcorn, crackers, celery sticks … Continue reading

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Still winter out there

I went for a 4.75-mile run Wednesday. The temperature was in the teens, snow was fully, but the wind was fairly calm. We’ve had winter this January. We’ve also had hints of spring. Wednesday’s run was my first of the … Continue reading

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Whatever the weather

Whether the Weather Whether the weather be fine Or whether the weather be not Whether the weather be cold Or whether the weather be hot We’ll weather the weather Whatever the weather Whether we like it or not — Anonymous … Continue reading

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Our car-centric society

I read this blog  Wednesday from a Chicago-area man who gave up his car, and a walk downtown to my favorite bakery to buy a loaf of bread got me thinking about how tied our society has gotten to its … Continue reading

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Juneathon recap

The calendar has turned over to July (or is it October?). And here is a quick Juneathon update/recap. My blogging in June was terrible. My excuse/reason — a wonky keyboard on my laptop. That’s a lousy reason, but it’s the … Continue reading

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30 days of biking pledge

In January, I participated in Janathon, a monthlong effort to exercise every day. In November, I joined the 150 Kilometer challenge fellow blogger Cory R Babstock runs over on Facebook. In it, you are challenged to walk or run 150 … Continue reading

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Janathon Day 8: Lots of walking

Warmer weather greeted us Wednesday with temps in the low 40s F. We had wind and a fair amount of sunshine. Much of the snow melted, but certainly not all. My exercise for the day consisted of taking the dogs … Continue reading

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