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Knocked out the first 2/3rds of a 20 miler at the…

Knocked out the first 2/3rds of a 20 miler at the @newyorkroadrunners Fred Lebow Half Marathon, then ran home from Central Park for the last 7. Two rounds of Harlem Hill with @ryan_haney egging me on made the Wmsburg Bridge … Continue reading

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A day-saving run in sleet

The best way to accommodate myself to bad weather, I find, is to go run in it. The sleet or rain or violent wind makes what might have been an uneventful run into an adventure. When you live in a … Continue reading

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Gorgeous photo essay on cold weather surfing. Wish I could surf….

Gorgeous photo essay on cold weather surfing. Wish I could surf. And I kind of wish it were this cold. via Tumblr http://ift.tt/17qJf9p

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Poem for the Old Year

For the new year, Tessa Rumsey’s “Poem for the Old Year.” I’ve loved this poem unreasonably since I read it at the desk of my first job in New York 16 years ago. Happy New Year! Poem for the Old … Continue reading

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From the archives: 7 Years War

From the archives: 7 Years War: You’re digging through the closet, trying to find a power strip, when you stumble across your old electric guitar. Your daughter wanted a guitar for Christmas and you didn’t get her one, but maybe … Continue reading

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When you’re the son of a preacher, your childhood…

When you’re the son of a preacher, your childhood Christmas mornings can be rushed & stressful. So our Christmas breakfast tradition was not a leisurely meal at a heavily-laden table but a Sara Lee butter streusel coffee cake from the … Continue reading

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Bitters in Edible Brooklyn

“[T]hese already lonely shifts on security became strange silent vigils in which she sat in a corner with a spiral-top notebook, occasionally writing out questions to me and taking tiny sips from a bottle of Angostura bitters.” My first encounter … Continue reading

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Segway we go

Looks to me that the all-powerful Segway lobby got a specific exemption in the new electric bike crackdown for their “self-balancing, two non-tandem wheeled devices designed to transport one person by means of an electric propulsion system” Imagine a world … Continue reading

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“When the cow leaves, the rotation changes to all row crops: no need for oats or hay, less ground…”

“”When the cow leaves, the rotation changes to all row crops: no need for oats or hay, less ground cover, soil erosion increases, no chores for kids, input costs increase, income decreases, off-farm work, fewer farmers, weakened family, community downgrades.”” … Continue reading

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goatfellfarm: Grateful for our patient birds, our helpful…

goatfellfarm: Grateful for our patient birds, our helpful neighbors, our hardworking crew, and the fruitfulness of our fields. Happy Thanksgiving! via Tumblr http://arcweld.org/post/68372796055

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