Monthly Archives: January 2011

Procrastinating

I’m sitting in the car in the parking lot at Friedrich Park finishing off the last of my coffee. I’ve got five mile-repeats scheduled and I’m not all that excited to get them done. Tell me to run 40 miles … Continue reading

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Unto others

I tried to explain the Golden Rule to Asa yesterday.  The “untos” were a bit of a stumbling block, but I feel pretty confident he’ll think twice before he returns a hair pulling at school tomorrow. So we went to … Continue reading

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My 10 cents

10 cents.  That’s the price difference between a “tall” soy latte and a “short” soy latte at Starbucks.  What the heck?  I thought I was being all economical and sneaky when I broke my one-cup-of-caffeine-a-day resolution this afternoon.  (It’s been … Continue reading

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Watching you

“God’s watching you, Mom.” That’s what Asa just told me.  He’s down at the other end of the table peeling a banana. “What?” “God’s WATCHING you.” Asa goes to a little Methodist day school three days a week (so I … Continue reading

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Fueling the dream

“This is my homey’s first time to the march, ” said the nice lady walking next to us at the Martin Luther King parade in San Antonio today. “Oh, it’s my homey’s first time too,”  Eliot almost said.  I’m not … Continue reading

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Sunday Sunday Sunday and race nutrition

The hours between 5am, when I got up to run 12 miles, and now have disappeared.  It’s 3:30 pm and my long TO DO list is buried somewhere under other paperwork on the desk — no lines through anything.  Arrgh. … Continue reading

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Get away

It seemed a bit callous to post this picture from our Christmas trip to Hawaii at the time. But now that we’re back in San Antonio and it’s been raining and gray forever, I figured it was okay.  Doesn’t look … Continue reading

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Sleep, toilet paper, and compassion

I woke up around 2 this morning and couldn’t get back to sleep.  Sigh.  And my jaw is wickedly sore from clenching it during the few hours I did sleep.  So, apparently, I’m a bit tense.   It’s subconscious tenseness, … Continue reading

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No burning stuffed animals

Asa’s on the couch watching Sesame Street right now.  He’s got a bit of a cough, so I’m sure he needs the rest.  Right?  Surely he needs to watch Dennis Quaid doing the twist with a flock of sheep.  Amy … Continue reading

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Not in Hawaii anymore, Toto

It is gray and cold here in San Antonio today.  I think it was 32 outside when I dropped Asa off this morning.  I realize this would be a warm spell for many of you, but my blood has thinned … Continue reading

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