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Progressive marathons, 5Ks and happiness

May 12th, 2005 · 1 Comment

Progressive marathon While planning my trip to BlogHer, I considered running the 5K and participating in the progressive marathon in San Francisco on July 31. What is a progressive marathon? Progressive Marathon participants run or walk 26.2 miles over a period of weeks or months, finishing their final 3.1 miles on Race Day in either [...]

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Mother’s Day indulgences

May 10th, 2005 · 1 Comment

My Mother’s Day indulgences included oatmeal scones with loganberry jam. The scones are a new recipe I created, using soy butter instead of butter, and adding wheat germ and rice bran for extra nutrition to the oatmeal and flour. I found the Swedish loganberry jam on a shelf at T&C and brought it home as [...]

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Alas, poor Yorick…the gorilla

April 30th, 2005 · No Comments

I imagined this skull at the zoo outside the gorilla cage was a prop for a Shakespearean play, awaiting the performance of a simian Hamlet.

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Living in the moment

April 29th, 2005 · No Comments

When the camera arrived, a few weeks ago, I ran down the street the following morning to record the dogwood blossoms. These native flowering trees are one of my favorite signs of Northwest spring. But the blooms are already fading and flopping, brown around the edges of the petals, no longer fresh and white. After [...]

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Synesthesia, synchronicity and poppies

April 22nd, 2005 · 2 Comments

My apologies to Amanda Witt: I hope this post doesn’t cause her or anyone else too much pain. Literally… Monday morning I was listening to NPR when I heard a story on synesthesia that fascinated me. For Pianist, Music Unleashes Rainbows of Color: When pianist Laura Rosser performs, she hears more than sounds. She hears [...]

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