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Aches & Pains

Broke out the lap counter yesterday, and the two miles went by a little faster since I didn’t have to keep track on my fingers, engaging in some arcane form of runner sign language. Jogged the first three laps, and … Continue reading

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Mileage

Tackled my first three miles last night. I’ve attempted workout routines where I’ve lifted and “jogged” before, and I’ve completed a 3-mile/5-kilometer distance before, but not with the intent of anything other than maintenance as part of lifting weights. Now, … Continue reading

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Cardio Considered as 36 Cubic Feet of Snow to Shovel

Frustrated call from spouse yesterday afternoon: “The township plowed over the driveway. It’s two feet high. I can’t get into the driveway.” She sent me a picture, and the drift of hard, chunky snow started four feet out into the … Continue reading

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First Week (Gym)

One week of workouts under my belt at the gym, but so far the scale doesn’t want to reward my efforts. I’m not discouraged. Four weight sessions, each followed by one-mile to three-mile walks, are an improvement over my exercise … Continue reading

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Writing and Moving Forward

It’s a while since I posted here. More than month’s passed since World Fantasy in Columbus. Thankfully, I didn’t experience any con crud, and I’ll credit the good meals I ate with friends in various restaurants around the convention center, … Continue reading

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Writing About Free Time

Work conspires this week to keep me at home rather than letting me travel to relatives for Thanksgiving, so I’m on my own from Wednesday evening until Saturday evening or Sunday afternoon. I mention this “free” time, because it highlights … Continue reading

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Writing About Death Marches

Thirty days remain until World Fantasy and the month started off with a literal death march. We’ve two cars in our household, and Melissa’s went into the shop yesterday because of a steering fluid leak. First shop called us after … Continue reading

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