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Boston Bound

It’s only a marathon. Seriously. I’ve completed six of them before. At this point, it should be a formality. Ah, but who am I kidding? This is the Boston Marathon,...
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2009: A Personal Review

I turned 45 this year, a major milestone for anyone who grew up playing, buying, collecting and obsessing over 7” singles. Maybe it’s significant that it turned out to be...
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As Babies, were we Born To Run?

Christopher McDougall’s exhilarating best-seller, Born To Run, is sub-titled, “A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen,” but it could as easily have been, “Everything...
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The Weekend In Pictures

Thursday July 30: Musty Chiffon (a.k.a. Dini Lamont, founding member of Human Sexual Response, best known for “Jackie Onassis”) joins Mother Fletcher (no relation) on stage at the amazing Spiegeltent...
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The Week in Tweets

Some of you may have noticed that I’ve been light on the long posts of late. Lots of reasons, not least that I’m enjoying sharing short sharp posts via Twitter...
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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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Thanksgiving Weekend: The Outdoor Edition

1) THURSDAY: Hiking. Climbing Mount Tremper with the wife over Thanksgiving lunchtime. Snow kicks in around the 1500 foot mark. By the time we reach the top, there’s a foot...
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The Ultimate Fun Run

The Hairy Gorilla himself welcome us at registration Yesterday (Sunday October 26) I ran what may have been the most enjoyable race of my life: the Hairy Gorilla Half Marathon...
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