Monthly Archives: March 2011

New Balance visit and siren noises

Life is crazy this morning at the Howard household.  Pancakes and sticky floors.  Asa’s looking for fires to fight and I’m working on sounding more like a real dispatcher.  “What’s the nature of your emergency?”  I’m also trying to find … Continue reading

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Drymax socks ad and gift certificates

I have had the great good fortune of being sponsored with Drymax socks for about a year now.  Wonderful socks.  No blisters ever.  The only down side is that darn things last forever, so the socks I got about a … Continue reading

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Bzzzz

So Asa’s soccer team is calling themselves the Green Hornets.  This was my friend Tom’s suggestion — as they’ll be wearing little neon green shirts and little neon green socks over their tiny shin guards during games.  He also suggested … Continue reading

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Cattle, speed, and nannies

Good morning!   I just heard that there were “loose cattle” on Highway 90.  I’m having flashbacks of living in San Diego and listening to the morning traffic report.  You could usually count on someone losing a mattress on the … Continue reading

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Carry some water! Or not…

Allow me to set the scene.  The San Antonio crew had driven out to Bandera for some rocky miles in the 90 degree heat Saturday.  A nice new girl had joined  us.  We’re all standing in the parking lot loaded … Continue reading

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Toast

4:45 am: Up to run 20 miles at Bandera.  Hill repeats.  Soaked one shirt and two socks                        with sweat.  If it wasn’t 90 degrees, it was 90% humidity. 12:00 … Continue reading

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Withheld information and Dr. Noakes podcast

Yesterday on the group run at Eisenhower, Tony said he’d been listening to the podcasts on Ben Greenfield’s website.  He said the nutrition ones were pretty interesting and useful.  I decided they’d be good background noise for all the squats … Continue reading

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