Monthly Archives: July 2010

Leadville planning

I’m just sitting here trying to figure out logistics for Leadville. How much water to carry, who will meet where and when etc. etc. The BBC is on in the background and the cat is lounging in our ugly pink … Continue reading

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Runners’ toenails

I took Asa to the children’s museum in New Braunfels yesterday. Lots of nicely pedicured moms in sandals. I was in closed-toed shoes of course. My toenails have reached a frightening-to-small-children state. I know female runners out there with lovely … Continue reading

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R-rated treadmill training

I’m staring at a potful of ice that I don’t want to stick my foot in. I really don’t like being cold. Whine. I ran on the treadmill tonight at the UTSA gym. It was pouring outside, so I was … Continue reading

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Inks Lake 60k: For the want of a sitter, the race was saved

I started thinking about not finishing the 60k last night about two loops into the six loop race. My stomach and intestines turned on me during the first half hour of the run. I spent a lot of energy searching … Continue reading

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Running was the easy part

Weekend Schedule Saturday: 8:00am-2:00pm: Teach (Pretend to have an asthma attack and broken clavicle 7 times for students’ final practical scenario.) 2:00pm-3:30pm: Drive to Inks Lake for 60k (More on that once Asa goes to bed.) 3:30pm- 7:00pm Help out, … Continue reading

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Austin at night

It’s 10pm and I’m sitting in the grass in front of my parked car. I’ve got a couple of hours to while away while my students complete a night rescue scenario. There’s a huge soccer field nearby and I’m sorely … Continue reading

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Cold in Austin

The building I’m teaching at here in Austin must be kept somewhere around 60 degrees. I’ve been wandering around with a sleeping bag over my shoulders because I didn’t pack any warm clothes. I’m sure many of you are accustomed … Continue reading

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