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Plaza10k today was the first 10k in a series of three. It begins the Heartland 30k. I ran this last year in 63 minutes. Today – 73 minutes. In my subconscious I’m okay with this. In my heart and mind, … Continue reading

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It’s hard to say what’s important to you when you see that importance daily. It’s easy to say what you miss when it’s days, weeks, months, years you go without. But when you never have those moments,  how do you … Continue reading

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When you lose someone close to you, as I did when I lost my dad in February, you lose something within yourself you didn’t even know existed – until you realize you’ve lost it.

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Ventura

My dad passed away nearly two months ago. One of the best things to happen to him during the last 4 months, was an old Air Force buddy reaching out to him. My dad was in the USAF from 1966-1970. … Continue reading

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I’ll never hear his voice again No more,  “Big kisses back” after we say goodbye after a phone call Mom said,  “There’s no need to call him anymore.  He’s no longer able to speak.”

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My dad

He apologizes all the time. He was physically and mentally abusive. He was an adulterer. He tells me on a monthly basis how sorry he is. Each time he apologizes, I accept it. How could I not? He wasn’t the … Continue reading

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