Monthly Archives: January 2018

Checking out a racewalking meet

I’d been curious about racewalking ever since I got beat in an indoor marathon by a racewalker a couple of years ago. Last weekend I got to cover a collegiate race walk at Goshen College, which has become something of … Continue reading

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Colleen’s concert review: Addison Agen

Addison Agen in concert at Fort Wayne’s Embassy Theatre on Jan. 21, 2018. Guest post by Colleen, age 15 I used to play tennis and kick the can and go skateboarding with Addison Agen. Sunday night, I watched her on … Continue reading

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Skiing for frugal flatlanders

My sister has now gone on two ski trips since Christmas. Technically, so have I – at a fraction of the cost. While Traci’s getaways to Colorado and Michigan were undoubtedly much more exciting and glamorous, Colleen and I had … Continue reading

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My first subzero run

Back during the Polar Vortex of 2014 I canceled out on a run with a friend because I simply couldn’t fathom running in subzero temperatures. I always regretted it afterward, particularly when my friend – a native northerner who’d grown … Continue reading

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A change in perspective for 2018

This has been a strange year in all kinds of ways, without even getting into the political weirdness. Due to persistent injury and time constraints, I’ve had to reevaluate what role running plays in my life. At times I’ve had … Continue reading

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