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Another Sunday, Another Training Run

Distance running is hard. I don’t think I’ll ever be one of those runners who gets into a “zone” a couple miles into a long run, finishing with the feeling they’ve got more miles left in them. Nope, I’m acutely aware of every single hill, every single mile. With 11 weeks until the New York […]

Pink Ink: On the Nape of Her Neck

My favorite shoe store, Clementine, has an amazing annual sale featuring odds and ends from the year’s assortment of styles. I always try to stop by on the first day, when there might actually be some size 9s on the shelves. I found a pair and headed for the checkout line. In front of me […]

New York Marathon… Here I Come!

So my sister talked me into running the New York marathon. Dana’s a marathoner. You know, one of those women who consider a 15 mile run part of their normal weekend routine. I do not consider myself a runner, but I do like a personal challenge. The clincher was when my friend Brenda signed up. […]

Komen for the Cure: 6 Months After the Planned Parenthood Storm

It’s been six months since the news broke about Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s changes to its grants policy, resulting in a loss of funding eligibility for Planned Parenthood. Three days later, after a public relations maelstrom and outrage from many of its affiliates, the organization reversed its decision. Impacts to individual Komen affiliates […]

Pink Ink: Boxing Gloves & A Ribbon

Samantha and I met at a rest area on the first day of the 2011 Seattle 3-Day walk. As we chatted over pretzels and purple gatorade, I noticed her tattoo: pink boxing gloves hanging from a pink ribbon. Sam’s got a great sense of humor, but she’s serious when it comes to raising money to […]

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