Mr. Baseball

Buddy, so far baseball is your sport. You’ve dabbled in football and basketball, too, and you golf with Daddy on the weekends, but baseball is where you’ve managed to start really connecting some dots. For whatever reason, you hit better off the coach’s pitch this year than you did last year off a tee, and […]

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High on the Hogeye

This was my fourth Hogeye. In 2012, it was my first marathon. The course and the hometown location were the familiarity I needed for my first go. In 2013, it was my first run with David – now a regular running partner, and part 2 of Half-a-palooza 2013. And it was Becky’s first half marathon. […]

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A Green Story

Most nights when I tuck Colt into bed, he asks me for a story. My go-to strategy is to tell him a story of my childhood. Sometimes it’s just a snippet of a memory, but he never minds. He listens and as he asks questions I’m often able to remember more details.  Who else was […]

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Monkey See, Monkey Run :: The Legacy of Cow Paddy

The Cow Paddy is special. Four years ago it was my first race, and since that first Cow Paddy, I’ve been back every year to run my sentimental favorite — the race that started all this running and racing nonsense. This year, The Cow Paddy was an all-new kind of special. Colt has started running […]

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Mommy and Me Mileage

I am beaming. That write-up is in this month’s Peekaboo Magazine. And in fact, he’s not just running the Kids’ Hogeye Marathon in April — we’re also planning to run the Cow Paddy together this Friday. Two races! He has a race SCHEDULE. For the Hogeye, the kids log 25 miles between now and then, […]

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