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Running sucks.So why do it? Well, because as Ultra-marathon Man, Dan Karnazes, says, “There is magic in misery.” No, not the Kathy Bates wielding a sledgehammer type of misery. More like the misery you feel when your legs are cursing you for bringing them out … again! My love affair with distance running began when I …

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Fight of the Century?

If you’ve read the pre- and post-comments regarding the underwhelming “Fight of the Century,” it’s not difficult to conclude that Mayweather’s fans and foes haven’t left their respective cheering sections.Mayweather “supporters” aren’t surprised that he made an elite fighter look average. And Mayweather-haters continue to chime in with the same ol’: “Mayweather ran and hugged …

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Errands

My parents took us on a lot of fun trips when we were young. But what I remember most are the errands to places like K-Mart, Mervyn’s, and Alpha Beta (yes, Alpha Beta).Buying shoes was always an adventure at K-Mart. I’m not sure why I was asked to “walk around” in shoes that were TIED …

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Public Restrooms

My mom is not going to like this story.I’ll get to that in a moment.First, I have a question: What is your earliest memory? Before you answer, here is what some people have said: “The day my baby brother died of SIDS. I was three.” “Breaking my arm while dancing with my sister. I was …

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A Friend Like Ben

Years ago, nothing got between Brooke Shields and her Calvins. And there was a time when nothing got between me and my Ben Davises. Well, almost. My dad did not allow me to wear black when I was a kid. Ugh!Of course, because divorces are SO MUCH FUN, my mom took me to the store (Bargain …

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