My Thoughts on Hemp, Not to Smoke, but to Eat!

What a cool discovery, hemp seeds.  Yeah, they have been great in my cereal and salads.  Why is this such a big deal?  Well, I’ve been playing with vegan diets over the last several months and I still hear about how I may be missing out on the much needed “protein” in my diet.  That’s started me on a discovery journey.  I’ve been doing...

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Brief Story on the Hard Runner’s Attempt at Yoga

Today I tried my first ever yoga class.  One of my long time running buddies from church convinced me to give it a try.  Well, I knew I wanted to try yoga for some time.  Practically every runner I know who has tried yoga simply loves it.  I, on the other hand, don’t like the idea of doing something that makes me look stupid.  That limits me to a very small...

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New Post: Prep for a Twenty Mile Run

So, I think I’m ready for a hot, long run tomorrow morning.  Dallas, this summer, has offered up some of the hottest days in history to hit the streets and run.  If you’re in Dallas, I don’t have to tell you what the weather is going to be like.  I won’t waste time positing a pic of the weather app from my iPhone.  A true pet peeve for one of...

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Update on Asics Landreth 7 and a Little Bit on “Shrinkage”

Remembering two Saturdays back in Dallas TX, the middle of July, what a perfect morning for a 14.5 mile run.  Well, there really isn’t a good day in July in Dallas for a long run, but we did a have slight break from the humidity.  I had a chance to try on my new Asics Landreth 7s for a longer run and was glad for it.  Hurray, I think I have my new distance...

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Am I a Real Runner? – List of Great Running Movies (read on…)

So I’m waiting on the next rainy weekend in Dallas.  I may be waiting for sometime since it rained a little on Sunday, and that’s usually all we’re going to get.  But, if another one shows up this year, I plan to stay at home, pop some organic popcorn, sit my family down and make them all watch a day’s worth of running movies with me.  The wife...

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Why I Love to Run in the Morning

Today, the hard runner wants to explain why running in the morning is so important to me.  I have been running regularly since 2004 and have not stopped since, unless I was suffering from some injury.  That has been a little more often than I’d like to admit.  However, the fascination of getting up early in the morning before the sun rises and before...

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