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What Runners Do

I’m sure we all have those Groundhog Day moments, Modern Philosophers, when we wake up and are certain we are just living the same moment over again. Ths French call it deja vu, but in America, we always go with … Continue reading

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The Morning I Went For Two Runs

I went for two runs this morning, Modern Philosophers. That wasn’t at all the plan, of course, but that’s what happens when Mother Nature decides to get involved in my fitness routine. When I left The House on the Hill … Continue reading

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An Icy 9

‘Twas An Icy 9 Degrees This morn, When I bravely Set out On my Daily run. A saner man Might have Stayed home, Under The covers, Heat cranked, Dreaming of Warmer days. Even The sun Was Wise enough To stay … Continue reading

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Raindrops Keep Falling On My Brain

I think I have a problem, Modern Philosophers. Let me clarify that. I think I have a new problem in addition to the myriad of problems that already make me wildly unique. Are you with me now? I stepped out … Continue reading

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The Rain In Maine Is Sometimes A Sweaty Pain

It’s Sunday, Modern Philosophers, and I thought I should write a quick running post so you didn’t think that I’ve given up on my running program. I am definitely still at it, and today was run #80 since I started … Continue reading

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Close Encounters Of The Worst Kind

I was able to catch the last half hour of “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” last night as I was sitting down to dinner, Modern Philosophers. Those last thirty minutes of Spielberg’s meet the Aliens flick are quite awesome, … Continue reading

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Sweaty Five-Oh: A Running Milestone

As I climbed the first hill on my morning run, Running Toga flapping in the wind behind me, I realized that today was Day 50 of my running program. That’s quite the achievement for a self-proclaimed hater of running, wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Still Just Running…

Happy Thursday, Modern Philosophers! Just wanted to send a quick thank you to those of you who messaged me to ask if I’m still running, since I hadn’t written a running post this week. Yes, Modern Philosophers, I did go … Continue reading

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Four Days In A Row? That’s Madness!!!

You know what they say about running four days in a row, don’t you, Modern Philosophers? It can’t be done. No one’s ever done it. It’s total madness! I guess that makes me the Madman Modern Philosopher because I am … Continue reading

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What Doesn’t Drown Me, Makes Me Stronger

Something happened this morning, Modern Philosophers, that proved there has been a seismic shift in The Force. Okay, maybe not The Force, but in the way I think about running.  It rained all morning, and rather than use that as … Continue reading

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