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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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My running partner has four legs

Shuba, the sweetest German shorthaired pointer you’d ever meet, is my running partner. And yes, she has four legs, and what I like to call a baby tail. Shuba came to live with us three years ago in October 2011. … Continue reading

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#Juneathon Day 6: Walking the dogs

I have two wonderful dogs that live in this house. One is a pointer-terrier mix and is about 12 years old. He’s not as spry as he used to be. He ambles when we go for walks. The other dog … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 3: Walking the dogs, a bike ride

On Monday, I took the dogs — a 9-year-old German Short-haired pointer and a 12-year-old pointer-terrier mix — on a couple mile walk. The GSH is go-go-go. The other dog is stop, sniff, pee. Stop, sniff, pee. Walking them together … Continue reading

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Janathon Day 31: Final run of the month

Final run of the month sounds so, well, final. I have no intention of not running again. I ran Thursday afternoon in 24-degree F weather. With the wind chill, it’s probably a lot colder. I ran 3 miles. I took … Continue reading

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Janathon Days 28, 29 and 30: More springlike days

As January winds down, and the Janathon challenge, spring has returned to northern Indiana, if temporarily. After sleet and freezing rain fell Sunday night, Monday brought a warmup that melted the snow, the ice and anything else that freezes. I … Continue reading

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Janathon Day 23: Light dusting of snow

A light dusting of snow did not deter me from getting the dogs outside and for a walk. I headed over to the Greenway trail and followed that for about 2 miles. The total walk with the dogs was about … Continue reading

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