Monthly Archives: October 2013

I’m a Big Ol’ Hypocrite

Earlier today I heard about this story. It explains how a football little league in Texas will no longer give out participant trophies. Only the winners will get trophies. It’s about time! Why should kids get a trophy for simply … Continue reading

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Trying to Justify My Heavy Bike

When I grew up, in my house, if you needed something you went out and bought the cheapest (least expensive). We certainly gave no thought to aesthetics and very little to quality. If and when it broke, however, we didn’t … Continue reading

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Kansas City Marathon, My First

  On October 19, 2013 I completed my first marathon. That’s 26.2 miles. I did it in 3:58:07. My goal was 4 hours, so not bad for me, though I really hoped to get closer to 3:45, but a couple … Continue reading

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