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Race lessons

A colleague asked me why I run races — it’s not like I’m going to win them. And the answer is different for each race. And it often changes from the time I sign up for the race to when … Continue reading

19. October 2011 by Jackie B
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Commencement words

My sister graduated college a few weeks ago. I drove to Fort Collins to watch her (and 800 other liberal arts grads) walk across the stage and spend time with my parents and grandparents who flew in for the week. … Continue reading

29. May 2011 by Jackie B
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Riding the lift with my sister

All the Rosie O’Donnell fans out there will get the reference. The rest of you — don’t worry about it. Worst. Movie. Ever. I did ride the lift with my sister several times last weekend on a last-minute trip to … Continue reading

02. February 2011 by Jackie B
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Family half marathon

After the Seattle half marathon, I experienced a bout of the post-race blues. Finishing my first half marathon (and raising a ton of money for cancer) were two tangible goals and reaching them took hard work. I looked forward to … Continue reading

18. October 2010 by Jackie B
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Tour de Fat 2010

I joined more than 8,000 people riding in the Tour de Fat parade in Fort Collins on Saturday. Tour de Fat = tailgating + Halloween + bicycle parade + music festival. I went last year with my sister, who is … Continue reading

06. September 2010 by Jackie B
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