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Ultimate Coffee Date – February Edition

Today I’m joining the Ultimate Coffee Date for some catching up.  It’s the ultimate coffee date – February edition! So go grab your favorite beverage of choice and have a seat and let’s catch up. I’m sipping on some coffee today. My brew for today is the Kansas City Dark Roast by the Roasterie.  Sadly, it’s the last of those…
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Runfessing In The New Year – January 2018

I’m just going to say it… how is it the end of January already?  It feels like we were just ringing in the new year yesterday.  I’m excited for the weekend and ready to head out of town to run some trails.  But first… I need to do some clear the air.  I’m Runfessing in the new year – January 2018….
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A Look At My 2018 Racing Schedule

Happy Friday!  It’s been a long cold week here in H-town.  The city pretty much shut down for 2 days for a winter weather event.  We made it through the sub-zero temperatures with one broken pipe (thankfully a minor fix). I’m sharing a look at my 2018 racing schedule today.  Just last month I was lamenting about the sparseness of…
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Goals for Houston Marathon Weekend

Happy Friday!  This weekend Is the Chevron Houston Marathon. I’m sharing my goals for Houston Marathon Weekend.  Truthfully, I’m not really nervous about the race… I’m more nervous about the weather! We’re in the midst of a cold snap in Houston.  The temp at the start is going to be hovering aroud the mid-30s – cold for Houston standards.  I…
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Runfessions – Final Edition for 2017

As I sit here typing this… I’m just amazed that there are just a few short days left in 2017!  I’m ready to get the weekend started and the festivities of ringing in the new year.  But first I need to clear the air with my Runfessions – Final Edition for 2017 Runfessions – Final Edition for 2017   I…
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October Runfessions

  Happy Friday! It just feels like we were here in the runfessional just days ago.  Fall has finally made it to Houston and we are getting temps that don’t make you feel like you are melting. The days are getting shorter… too short.  I’m ready for a weekend and a race, but first I need to get some things off…
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Reflections on Marathon Training

I’m still riding my marathon high, but getting ready to tackle Houston Marathon in a little over 12 weeks.  As I start to put my plan together, I have some reflections on marathon training. While my finish time in Chicago wasn’t what I had hoped it would be, I still finished and got a PR.  I didn’t hit the wall…
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5 Goals For The Chicago Marathon

Happy Friday!!! As I am writing this, I am en route to Chicago to run a little race up there.  The Chicago Marathon will be my 2nd marathon.  As I have with all my races, I’ve made up some goals… these are my 5 goals for the Chicago Marathon. My entry came courtesy of my work, one of our divisions…
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September Runfessions

Happy Friday! These months are flying by…it’s hard to believe summer is over and we are 1 week into fall! I am not looking forward to when the days start getting shorter, but it’s coming, soon… I’ve already seen the signs of it on my morning commute.  I’m looking forward to the weekend… I have a few easy runs to…
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5 Great Recipes for Fall

Happy Friday! While it is officially the first day of fall, in H-town summer sticks around until at least mid-October.  To tell you the truth, it feels like we have been in endless summer since last year. I am looking forward to our first official fall cold front, but not the shorter days.  I’m joining in with the Friday 5…
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