Monthly Archives: November 2016

Thanksgiving 2016

We went to Parsons for Thanksgiving 2016. We left the house about 8:00; there was one pit stop for gas, the bathroom, and coffee in Garnett; and we arrived by 10:30. We didn’t wear our safety pins. My mom and … Continue reading

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2016 Prairie Fire Marathon: C+

George Santayana wrote, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” But I do remember. I write it down. And I repeat it anyway. In this marathon, the old mistakes I repeated were going out too fast, … Continue reading

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Wichita Marathon, 3:29:10

On the drive down to Wichita for the marathon, I was too tired and Melanie took over. It was during my usual weekend nap time, and I was low on caffeine in hopes that I could sleep that night. On … Continue reading

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Palisade Head

When I got back from vacation on the North Shore of Lake Superior with my family, my knee had a big scab on it and a lot of people asked me, “What happened to your knee?” I usually said something … Continue reading

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The Anarchist by Rush (Palisade Head Prologue)

I have been intrigued by the album Clockwork Angels by Rush for the past several months. It is a concept-album (like 2112), a journey-story of a young man in a Steam Punk world of freight trains (caravans), city squares, airships, … Continue reading

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