Monthly Archives: May 2006

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What a weekend – Part Two

We did some cool stuff in Ottawa and I don’t want to short change the weekend as simply a place to go for a run. First off I have to give kudos to Minto Suites Hotel on Lyon. The hotel … Continue reading

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What a weekend – Part One

The confirmation was a beautiful affair. My son did not suddenly burst into flame when the Monsignor anointed him with oil and welcomed him to the church on Saturday. The Monsignor will have no idea how close he came to … Continue reading

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The Worrier

I didn’t run last night – my left knee, both shins and the hernia were all bothering me and I decided that an extra day off was going to do me more good than harm. Of course the next best … Continue reading

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Inauspicious

Yesterday’s 10K run was a disaster. Normally I would blow off a 51 minute 10K as just a bad run but this close to the marathon it bothers me that I really felt underpowered the whole run. It could be … Continue reading

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Short distance

I’ve been reviewing my running logs and my distances the past two weeks have been a little short but after todays run with Allison, Michelle, Alan and Chris (all stronger runners than I) I can’t say that I’m worried. We … Continue reading

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Ottawa ho!

I found out last night that my favourite running partner has decided to do the Ottawa ING marathon. Allison is my favourite running partner because she is faster than I am and has more endurance, but if I push it … Continue reading

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Unclear on the concept

Workers at the Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City have voted to give their union the option to call a strike if contract negociations don’t go well. Fair enough. The only protection workers have is to be unionized because the reality … Continue reading

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Final exam

I have written the final exam for my economics course. It is a long and hard exam. A student suggested to me last week that I needed to give people a little more leeway that I expect too much from … Continue reading

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One long run

All that is left between myself and Ottawa ING is one long run – and 10 short ones. Saturday’s long run was a good one but only because I had support and that is what makes a club a great … Continue reading

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