Monthly Archives: September 2010

Ultrarunning for Acura owners

There’s an article about ultrarunning in the magazine that the Honda Motor Company puts out for its Acura owners.  My in-laws own an Acura and passed their Style: Inspiration For The Way Ahead summer edition onto us while we were in … Continue reading

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Boobs and brows

The San-Antonio Express-News did a nice article about Leadville and me and it made the front page.  (The reporter called Friday afternoon to let me know it would be on the front page if nothing big happened in the meantime. … Continue reading

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To Houston

We’re headed to Houston for the weekend to give the grandparents an Asa fix.  Eliot’s making dinner and I’m hiding out in the bedroom thinking about packing.  I have not entirely unpacked from my last trip and I’m not excited … Continue reading

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Cross country talk

I spoke to the UTSA Crosscountry team yesterday morning.  It was 6:30am and I worried the conversation would go something like: “Hi.  I’m at least 20 years older than most of you and I spend most of my time with … Continue reading

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Pictures

A photographer came to the house yesterday to take some pictures for the article the paper is doing.  She told me to just go about my daily business and pretend she wasn’t there.  Riiiiiiight.  I am not of the Reality … Continue reading

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Brainwashing

I have taken to drinking smoothies for breakfast.  They are pretty obnoxious green affairs.  I see them as a vehicle for vegetables I might not get around to eating otherwise.  I always wake up with all kinds of purposefulness and … Continue reading

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Podiatrist visit

I always forget how bad the traffic in San Antonio is because Eliot bikes to work — and my morning commute is usually just down the street to the pool with Asa. (Amazing that I can find things to be … Continue reading

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15 minute fix

My appointment with a sports medicine podiatrist is at 8:15 tomorrow morning. I have a good friend who also has PF (apparently it’s contagious) who has an appointment with the same doctor. His appointment is at 8:30. So apparently it’s … Continue reading

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Steroid shots for plantar fasciitis

I’ve decided I’m going to give steroid shots a try for my PF.  It’s been almost six months that I’ve been dealing with it and my mental health can’t stand to have another run cut short by foot pain.  I … Continue reading

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Interview

I am being interviewed by the paper here and so far we’ve established that I’m a terrible historian and that I’m not all that insightful about trail running.  What year was it that J. and I ran the Grand Canyon? … Continue reading

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