Monthly Archives: November 2012

No words: the Philadelphia Marathon

Yeah ok,┬átechnically there will be lots of words, since it’s kind of difficult to write a blog post entirely devoid of words. Anywho. What was I talking about? THE PHILADELPHIA MARATHON! I’ll largely skip over the festivities of the weekend … Continue reading

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Philly bound!

Tomorrow, The Lady and I make our way to Philadelphia for Sunday’s marathon. If you’re interested in tracking my progress, I’ll be setting up a live tracking link through MapMyRun that will be available on my Twitter, which will be … Continue reading

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Secession Petitions

If you follow the site We the People, or any online news outlets, you’ve probably noticed the latest flurry of petitions from states across the Union. They all share a common theme: Peacefully grant the State of [STATE] to withdraw … Continue reading

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Election Fallout

I hate politics. Let’s just get this over with. The current levels of national polarization are revealing character flaws that are troubling. For one: the party of pulling-oneself-up-by-their-bootstraps takes credit for victories, but blames others for defeat. For two: “winning”–or … Continue reading

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Playoffs

That’s what the current stage of marathon training feels like: football playoffs. After you’ve weathered football camp, double sessions, the blazing southern heat of August and September, and 10 regular season games, the playoffs arrive. It’s a time of anticipation … Continue reading

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