Monthly Archives: August 2006

Dark Park

As a rule, I try to avoid walking in parks in the dark. But tonight, after running errands and having a visitor in the early evening, it was 7:50, and I still had not left. I planned to do 4 … Continue reading

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Argh!

How many years have I worked on computers? Over 23. When did I first learn that you need to save your work?Oh, about 23 years ago. When did I learn that you need to backup files?Oh, about 23 years ago. … Continue reading

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7 miles

Today was the Columbus Half Marathon. (Not to be confused with the half marathon option during the Columbus Marathon in October.) Though not trained for it, I went anyway. I told the race director I would help promote it, which … Continue reading

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Lists

Foods I cannot live without:1) Trader Joe’s “A Fig Walked into a Bar” breakfast bars.2) Chips and salsa – any salsa.3) Cheese. 4) Peanut butter. (Especially on mornings before a long training walk.)5) Good dark chocolate.6) Coffee.7) Hot dogs – … Continue reading

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Commercial for Apple

This is totally unrelated to walking, but I have to say something. My daughter wanted an Apple Powerbook. Through her school she could get a great deal online, but I was not sure what she would need. We took a … Continue reading

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Fitting Walking In

Trying to fit walking in can be tough. I’m training for the Columbus Marathon Half using the training program put together by the Buckeye Striders. (Actually, the members took a couple training programs and revised them to the club’s needs.) … Continue reading

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Fighting Depression

Fall always causes minor depression for me. It starts when I first notice the mornings getting a little darker and school starting, then any minor frustration or stress adds to it. For many reasons, this year it started a little … Continue reading

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Fatman Article Update

Since I first posted regarding Steve Vaught and the negative responses some people had to the article and photos, I have been receiving many unsolicited positive comments. Several people said it was the best article I had written. I was … Continue reading

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Unintentional Hill Work

I just got back from two days in Athens, OH for my daughter’s college orientation. Enough said. (156)

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