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Living Happily Ever After

Please enjoy this slightly updated Deb Runs favorite as Bill and I celebrate our thirty-ninth wedding anniversary…   There once was a college freshman who threw a snowball at the window of a nearby dorm. Even though she didn’t know it at the time, inside that room was her prince charming. She started dating the cute guy inside […]

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If Garmin is Down, Did You Really Workout?

Garmin is Down On Thursday morning our MRTT chapter leader posted to our Facebook group that Garmin Connect was down and to not waste time trying to sync our watches to our apps. I dismissed it as a minor inconvenience and promptly forgot to take a picture of my watch screen after my workout, just […]

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The History of Cinco de Mayo We Americans celebrate the Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo, in a very different way than in Mexico. In Mexico, May 5th is a day set aside to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862; and is celebrated in a more […]

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It Was an Honest Mistake When our son Daniel and his girlfriend Jess adopted a very frightened little Pablo in the wee early morning hours of January 27, 2018 from Crossing Paths Animal Rescue, they were told that he was most likely some sort of Schnauzer and terrier mix.   As a non-shedding wiry haired […]

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Five Selfie Taking Tips for Older Folks

  The Telltail Sign You know you’ve seen them – selfies of older individuals or couples who have their heads tilted back with a perfect view up their nostrils. It’s a telltale sign that the photographer is wearing multifocal glasses and needs to look through the lower reading portion of their lens in order to […]

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Buddy’s Late Night Gym Adventures

I first posted this in December 2015 and it remains one of my favorite DebRuns posts. I hope you enjoy!   The basement was quiet without any noise, No banging or clanging of any gym toys. Just a few empty bottles, and a little spilled water, I nervously wondered if we had a free-loading squatter. Forgetting the season, forgetting […]

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Please enjoy this slightly updated Deb Runs favorite as Bill and I celebrate our thirty-eighth wedding anniversary…   There once was a college freshman who threw a snowball at the window of a nearby dorm. Even though she didn’t know it at the time, inside that room was her prince charming. She started dating the cute guy inside […]

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Buddy’s Late-Night Adventures

I first posted this in December 2015 and it remains one of my favorite DebRuns posts. I hope you enjoy!   The basement was quiet without any noise, No banging or clanging of any gym toys. Just a few empty bottles, and a little spilled water, I nervously wondered if we had a free-loading squatter. Forgetting the season, forgetting […]

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A Marathon Deck Makeover; And Remembering A Warmer Spring

Currently, while living through an April that refuses to bring anything remotely similar to spring-like weather, I’m reduced to daydreaming of gorgeous days spent out on my deck and in my backyard two years ago as I gave our deck a facelift that was long overdue… The previous fall, contractors had remodeled our deck with […]

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Important Dates For Fitness Lovers

There’s National Margarita Day (February 22), National Ice Cream Day (third Sunday in July), and there’s even a No Pants Day (first Friday in May), but what about fitness? Our calendar is chocked full of national holidays so I thought it would be a great idea to pull together these important dates for fitness lovers […]

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Buddy’s Late-Night Return To The Gym

I first posted this in December 2015 and it remains one of my favorite DebRuns posts. I hope you enjoy!   The basement was quiet without any noise, No banging or clanging of any gym toys. Just a few empty bottles, and a little spilled water, I nervously wondered if we had a free-loading squatter. Forgetting the season, forgetting […]

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After spending two weeks – well, thirteen days to be exact – at our family beach house on the Outer Banks, I decided to sort through my many pictures and share some of my favorites. Today’s post is short on words, but long in pictures! Enjoy!   Sissy, my hilarious little plant, traveled with us […]

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Six Tips For Being A Good Steward Of Trail Porta Potties

Porta potties… They can be gross and they can be stinky, but when you’re out on a run and nature calls, seeing one in the horizon can be the most beautiful sight you’ve ever seen.  A beautiful sight as long as they’re relatively clean…   Today we’re going to talk about being a good steward […]

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Four Tips For Starting An Exercise Program With Your Pet

  A few weeks ago I was approached by a puppy placement company to write about exercising with pets and using their infographic to go along with my post. It sounded like a great idea so I approached my running friends for pictures of their active furbabies. A little research made me question whether or […]

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Just For Fun – Valentine eBibs

Just for fun, and with a little help from ilovetorun, I put together a few Valentine’s Day themed eBibs! Enjoy!   Always thinking about fueling!   Not that I’m competitive or always teasing my hubby or anything!   A girl can never have too many pairs of running shoes!   Missing my favorite running buddy…   Whether […]

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Farewell Cruisermobile

It had a purpose for thirteen long years, Safely transporting runner friends To races far and near. It wasn’t a Lexus, it wasn’t a Benz, It was simply the Cruisermobile.  Comfortable with its captains chairs And heated leather seats, Friends could ride to races without any cares. To road races we’d go; never track meets, In […]

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My very creative and speedy MRTT friend Kelley is sidelined for the moment – just recently getting out of one of those big spiffy boots. While she’s out of commission, I thought I’d cheer her up by sharing her fancy running route art with my awesome readers! About a year ago some of our friends started sending their running app […]

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The Elf In The Gym

This first ran last December and remains one of my favorite DebRuns posts. I hope you enjoy! The basement was quiet without any noise, No banging or clanging of any gym toys. Just a few empty bottles, and a little spilled water, I nervously wondered if we had a free-loading squatter. Forgetting the season, forgetting the time, I was slightly afraid […]

 
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