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weekend runs

yesterday was 8.6 miles at el moro canyon with jessica. we met at 7:30 and started on time. another guy from the group (octrailrunners) also showed up. he’s new to the group and we were glad to have him there. i don’t know if we started too fast or what, or if i was just […] Read more


NAMIwalks for the mind of america

last time i checked, nami orange county had raised $95,286.00! thanks to everyone who donated. more than 60 communities across the nation held namiwalks; i’m trying to find out the total in donations. i had a blast! the walk started at 9am, and we needed to check in at 8am; so i left home at […] Read more

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tuesday’s urban challenge

i needed to run some errands this afternoon. so i decided to… RUN some errands! i had four stops to make: library, post office, atm, and grocery store. about 5 miles to cover. the challenge: get everything done in less than 75 minutes. i figured roughly 50 minutes of running and a maximum of 25 […] Read more


ok. background information: this is an article about the city i live in. go ahead. read it.facts:my husband and i do not belong to this scene at all!we live within a couple of blocks of the most crowded (and noisy) bars.all our neighbors are extremely noisy drunks.so why is it MY problem that they’re drunks?(before […] Read more


it takes two assholes…

…to leave dog shit on the bikepath. nothing makes me angrier than seeing someone not clean up after their dog. actually… there is something: not seeing it, as that makes it more likely that i’ll step on the horribly stinky gross stuff. took me the whole day to clean up the mess from yesterday’s run. […] Read more


monday’s run

aaaaahhhhh……. 9 miles on the beautiful backbay after work. life is good! the trails were muddy, adding to the fun. tomorrow i will scout this so called “duck pond” trail, located supposedly a couple of minutes from work. (assuming i don’t get lost, of course) […] Read more


4th of july run

ok… so this isn’t newport neach… nor the 4th of july. this is part of a huge parking structure for bicycles in amsterdam. as of summer 2005, when these pictures were taken, the population of the city proper was 742,951 and the population of the greater amsterdam area approximately 1.5 million. there are about 700,000 […] Read more