Monthly Archives: April 2015

Just landed in Japan

Sunrise in Nipon      

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It’s official! 5k, 10k, half and full Marathon.

[Break – Break – Currently at Los Angeles International Airport on a 12 hour layover] So a mere $550.00 later and with the help of my boss, I’ve been officially entered into the 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend in … Continue reading

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Back up to SIX

So it’s been a slow road but I’m back up to six miles on my runs. Feels good to be chasing my shadow on a long run again. On Wednesday or Thursday this week I will be posting my first run … Continue reading

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Now that I can Run, I can’t….

I’ve been trying to get out of the house to run for the past 2 days but, life keeps getting in the way.  Tuesday My wife is sick so I need to cook and get her medication and other domestic … Continue reading

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Second Run – On the slow side.

So this is the second run since my back injury; I’m taking it slow at the advice of all my runner blogging friends thank you runrodrun, my26pointtwo, paulburton and runsonsyrup. I ran a modified route of one of my normal routes … Continue reading

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slow 5K, But I RAN!!

So I decided to see how my back would do by running 5K today. It was a slow, tough 5k it’s amazing how out of shape you can get in just eight days. Maybe it’s because I’m older now so … Continue reading

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Still Down and Out! this sucks soooo bad….

It’s been officially seven day since I’ve not been able to run. It’s getting really depressing and I’m starting to feel like I’m gaining weight; I know it’s all in my head but still. The the past seven days have … Continue reading

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Dear Dad

Dear Dad, Today you would have been 84 years old, you would still be smiling, laughing and writing stories to the Coeur d’Alene Press.  You and I would still talk on the phone living over and over the adventures we had … Continue reading

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Running injured: Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve

As I sit here blogging I am in pain. Woke up early this morning excited to go on a picture run at the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve. Got dressed and was at the east end of the estuary … Continue reading

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The 70’s: A night in Chinatown

As if walking down the ally wasn’t bad enough, it was dark and this was Chinatown. It was 11:30’ish, not the best time to be walking alone, at least not in Chinatown. I had just left Victors apartment on Stockton … Continue reading

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