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Ridge Run

I’ve lived here on the edge of the Ramsey County wetlands for the last seventeen years. Most of that land is swampy and not conducive to play. Out in the middle of the wetland is a ridge with tall pines … Continue reading

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Excelsior

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Adieu 2019. End of a year, end of a decade. Like most years, 2019 had ups and downs, but I’m happy to have enjoyed the peaks and valleys of the roller coaster. I spent much more time cresting the summits … Continue reading

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Hope You Find Your Way Home

I made a bargain with Anne today. I agreed to accompany her to the bra store across town if she would help facilitate my planned long run. It led to an adventuresome day. I mostly kept my end of the … Continue reading

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Memory Links

Took a trip down memory lane today. Or maybe I should say down memory links. Anne and I played Hiawatha Golf Course, one of the Minneapolis Park System golf courses. The Park Board recently voted to close this course due … Continue reading

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Grace

Today marks one year since my mother died. I miss her, but think I also appreciate her more with each passing day. My wife Anne mentioned last week that my mother had lived her life with incredible grace. Never short … Continue reading

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Gandy Dancer and Maple Syrup

I had the fun of running the Gandy Dancer Trail Marathon this weekend. A dear friend, Christine, invited runners from our run club to partake in this small town event. She offered free lodging and some food. I was sold. … Continue reading

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Grass Lake Running Adventures

It has been an inconvenient year of running for me. I’ve fought off some injuries and battled back with physical therapy to the point where I was starting to feel stronger than I have in a couple of years. Then … Continue reading

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Seasons

In the collage of life’s seasons I feel I’m enjoying the robust days of late summer. I know the transition to fall and slumber of winter lay ahead of me some day, but today is not that day. My own … Continue reading

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Acronym Run

I’ve been away from the office for five days. Like many of us, my work world is ripe with acronyms for many of our work conversations. I must be going through some acronym withdrawal as I started thinking of some … Continue reading

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Fortunes of Traverse Bay

I suffered an injury to my piriformis muscle a couple of weeks ago and had to give up my daily running streak on Tuesday to let my body rest. I took four days off (zero running) and procured a professional … Continue reading

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