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Obama, Trump and Caddyshack golf

Images of Donald Trump on the golf course have me laughing a little. In both appearance and demeanor on and around the course, he resembles the Rodney Dangerfield character in the movie Caddyshack. It’s all quite funny considering how much … Continue reading

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The eyes have it

I lost a contact lens last week. That sent me to the eye doctor for an exam, because it’s been three years (I guess…) since the last prescription. That doesn’t mean I have not been to an eye doctor since. … Continue reading

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Are dreams important?

How are your dreams? Are they intense and in color? Or do they fade so quickly when you rise in the morning that you cannot remember them? Last night I dreamt that I was out on a trip somewhere with … Continue reading

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I try to be nice

Last night it was cold enough to deter me from an outdoor run. So I bundled up the Tyr bag and headed down to the Vaughn Center with the idea to run a series of 400s on the track. So … Continue reading

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Three Cat Night

With Sue out of town on a business trip, I hit the sack at 10 pm and waited for the cats to arrive in bed with me. Normally there are one or two of them that curl up in the … Continue reading

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On strategies for the long run

In 2005 I took a swim lesson or two with plans on becoming a multisport athlete. The swim lessons were interesting. I lost a contact lens in the pool and did not make much progress. That was in late April, … Continue reading

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Training partners or laundry mates?

I’ve always done my own laundry for the most part. Ironing too. I’m no pro mind you. Sometimes I forget to separate the darks and lights. Things like that. But I have learned to separate the performance running, cycling and … Continue reading

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These Texas mornings in Illinois

In the early 2000s, I was invited to create artwork for a race called Brazosport Run for the Arts in Lake Jackson, Texas. Every year I’d create some artwork that was turned into posters for the event. One year we … Continue reading

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Learning to smile on the hills

Yesterday we ran 10 miles in the Morton Arboretum, a hilly landscape in suburban Chicago. There aren’t than many places in northeastern Illinois where you get a set of hills so close together. The Arb cover a series of glacial … Continue reading

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Life is always changing at Starbucks

As an independent contractor for my clients, I work in a variety of settings. Sometimes it’s onsite with the client. Other times I’ll work from my studio space at Water Street Studios. Many times I’ll set up at Starbucks to … Continue reading

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