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Janathon Day 3: Am I crazy or what?

I did not run Friday after all. I was warm and cozy in the house, even though it was a sunny day. I didn’t feel like fighting the cold. Instead, I rode my bicycle. I rode it to work and … Continue reading

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More snow and ice on the way

Here in Indiana, basketball is our national pastime. Even before Dennis Hopper’s character in “Hoosiers” said, “I know all there is to know about the greatest game ever invented,” we Hoosiers (by birth), pay close attention to basketball. This week … Continue reading

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Beautiful February day

I know some people find that idea that there could be a beautiful February day as an oxymoron — two things that are mutually exclusive, like military intelligence (I served four years in Uncle Sam’s Army). Thursday was a beautiful … 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 26: Mom’s birthday or biking on snow and ice

Saturday was my mom’s birthday. Four of my sisters, my oldest niece, her husband, my wife, son and I took Mom out for lunch. We went to a Mexican restaurant. I ate veggie fajitas. They were good. Saturday also marked … 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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Janathon Days 11 and 12: Spring makes temporary visit

Why wait until Feb. 2 to find out if that groundhog saw his shadow. Spring has sprung. At least temporarily here in Indiana. Saturday’s high was 59 degrees F. Friday’s was 58 (a record). Snow, ice? Pretty much gone. Sure, … Continue reading

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