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Run #50 - a look back

Just a gentle 5km today as I didn’t want to trouble my knee unnecessarily. 27:35, my 10th fastest apparently. Who knew!

I started this running thing 116 days ago and in 50 runs I have covered 307km, which is pretty much Auckland and back from the start / finish line of my half marathon. 98 more words


Watch Out!

Today is the release of the new Apple Watch and boy am I…NOT excited.

Maybe I’m the only one, but the release of the new Apple Watch, which is basically a device that will tether you to everything and everybody 24 hours a day if you choose, does not make me a happy camper.   1,213 more words


The Leash

A narrow piece of fabric denotes status.

It signifies responsibility.

It shows maturity.


Highlights extensive educational accomplishments.


It comes with benefits.

A larger office, desk, sometimes a view. 47 more words


Turkey Demolishes Hagey Hall

I cannot make this stuff up: on the heels of the goose nicknamed the “Spawn of Satan” which has been terrorizing Hagey Hall, the turkey who was determined to gain entry last week has finally achieved his goal, smashing through a third-floor window. 40 more words

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Having front-loaded mileage, a busy day, sore even after a good long night sleep, so giving self a rest day.  Whew, that feeling of relief.   39 more words

CBC reports: Canada Goose "Spawn of Satan" terrorizes Hagey Hall

The CBC headline proclaims: “Canada goose ‘Spawn of Satan’ terrorizes University of Waterloo.” You can read the article below, and follow the link to see video footage. 273 more words

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Day 78: Time for a Break

Alright, here’s the deal. I can feel myself starting to slip back into the rut of writing simply because I said I would. I’m totally not okay with that. 142 more words

Some Days Are Hard