Monthly Archives: January 2007

Car shopping

I have been looking around for a new vehicle. There are a lot of dealerships out there and a wide range of cars so it takes some time to figure out what you want to buy. Shopping is time consuming … Continue reading

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Hobbies

Asics 2120 You wouldn’t think it but the shoe above cost me about $795.00 over the year. Running is more expensive than I thought it would ever be. There were additional costs as well – clothing came to about $180.00 … Continue reading

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Wii redux

My son with his new Wii. Sometimes I forget just how good a person my son is. I’m not stupid – he’s a young teenager like any other so he does lie, he does slack, he forgets to do his … Continue reading

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Going greener

On Sunday the Green Party in my riding will be having an orientation session to get things rolling for a Green Party riding association and I will be attending. This comes on the heels of having watched “An Inconvenient Truth” … Continue reading

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Whee – Wii

The Wii has landed! My mother-in-law was passing by EB Games today and dropped in (as she has been doing for two months now) to see if they had any Wiis. The sign on the wall said SOLD OUT but … Continue reading

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What I learned today. I could write one of these every day.

I learned that it is pointless to try to run when you know you are injured it only makes it worse. I learned today that it takes me two hours and twenty three minutes to walk 10 kilometers. I learned … Continue reading

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Grab bag

I took yesterday off from running – we had a snow storm and I used it as an excuse. Though I guess you could say I cross trained since there was a lot of shoveling of snow going on yesterday … Continue reading

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The season to recover :)

It’s finally over! Last night was our last party of the holiday season. That makes three parties in the last 7 days! Now normalcy and perhaps reassert itself. Of course last night I couldn’t get in a run so I … Continue reading

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Best v Average v Worst

Chris’ “Huh” made me think I should explain what “best pace” means. Best pace is the fastest pace achieved during a run. On any given speed work day I can expect my “best pace” to hit around 3:55. On Saturday … Continue reading

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Wanting change

I haven’t been running well lately so I am taking the day off. It’s not that I’m not trying it just seems like I’m not making the progress I want to at this point. So an unplanned day off after … Continue reading

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