Enlightened

Wasn't it Buddha who said we’re shaped by our thoughts ... and what we think, we become? If so, my future self could be in t-r-o-u-b-l-e. I’m not too concerned that my brain darts around on my shorter runs; those seem just long enough to plot out what I’m going to feed myself for lunch …

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By the Numbers

4 days until the Patagonia Marathon. 342. That’s how many miles I’ve logged in preparation for Saturday’s race. Honestly, that doesn't feel like enough. 160. That’s how many dollars I paid for my overpriced (?) backpack. I wanted to roll into Chile towing a traditional suitcase, but there seems to be an unspoken rule that …

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