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A Maritime Heart

Thank you to the people of Lunenburg and Kingsburg for receiving and embracing our family into this life of velvet smooth sunrises, throwback genuine community values, wind and fog that you feel in the back of your eyes, calloused firm handshakes, crows feet with every smile, warm and bright kitchens scented with chowder, and sunsets […]

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Docking this run boat

We are about to embark on our second cross country move in as many years. We are packing like mad, the kids are anxious, we’re stressed, and my wonky ankle issues reappeared at 5 o’clock this morning while trying to get through a light 30 minutes after yesterday’s 20k. So with 3 days of driving […]

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Unsmooth running

Run rhythm is everything. It is the breath and body and road synced up. My last two outings have been anything but smooth. My rhythm is out of whack. I have had a good stretch where I have been listening to the tides, the wind, the birds, and the frogs. Maybe I should try running […]

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A shell game

After spending four months training for a marathon I didn’t run, then several weeks with very little running at all, my cardio is but a shell of what it was just a short time ago. Sure, I can still run at a comfortable pace for 10-15k, but the effort seems greater, the lungs seem angrier, […]

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