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“If it feels like work, you’re working too hard”

…So goes adventure-sports coach Eric Orton’s credo, as quoted in Christopher McDougall’s brilliant best seller, Born To Run. This simple slogan is of almost Zen-like perfection and sound like a...
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Shandaken Arts Weekend Review

The second annual Shandaken Artist Open Studio Tour this weekend was a phenomenal success, seizing on a blessedly sunny weekend in the middle of summer to bring tourists and locals...
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Summer In the City (and the Country):

You might not know it by the weather, but we are officially now in the middle of summer – and if you need proof, look no further than the amount...
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Catskills Corner: Best of the online press

Why run in these? Why not? Jimmy Buff, in the Catskill Mountain Region Guide, on his own epiphany after reading Born To Run: acquiring a pair of Vibram Five Fingers...
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Catskills Corner: The Posie-Kviat Gallery

My wife Posie Strenz is happy to announce the opening of the Posie Kviat Gallery, a joint venture between herself and gallery director Cynthia Fetty, that has already been operating...
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2009 – 45 = 1964 (baby)

The Catskill 45s made their debut Saturday night, chez nous, for our (belated) joint 45th birthday party, in which all the music was from 1964, and all guests were asked...
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One Race Down, One To Go.

I’m perfectly happy that my first run at any kind of public office turned out to be uncontested. It meant that I didn’t have to spend the last month putting...
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Tony Fletcher: School board candidate

On April 20, I handed in my petition to run for the position of School Board Trustee in the Onteora Central School District. The election is next Tuesday, May 19....
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