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A kid’s point of view: ‘A Sense of Where You Are’

By Colleen, age 12 I recently read a book detailing Bill Bradley’s rise to fame as a legendary basketball player. It’s called A Sense Of Where You Are by John McPhee. What fascinates me most about Bradley’s style is the … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: Stress fracture countdown

By Colleen, age 12 I cannot wait for Tuesday. As soon as I get the all clear from the doctor, I am probably going to jog out of Fort Wayne Orthopedics. And then I am going to run to the … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: Another 2 pounds lost!

My weight loss is going well. I lost another 2 pounds this week, for a total of 9!!! That’s not as much as my brother, who’s lost something like 12 pounds in two weeks. But I think Maddie and I … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: Switching sports seasons

By Colleen, age 12 Now that cross country is over I have to come up with my own workouts. On Wednesday night, after cheering on our varsity runners at the conference meet, I went to the Y with my brother … Continue reading

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Hoosier hysteria, the active woman’s girdle and other funeral notes

After last fall’s debate about whether runners and cyclists should stop for a funeral procession  — and my sister’s memory of how moved she was when a farmer stopped his tractor in the field — I couldn’t help watching for … Continue reading

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The “Northwestern game” run

To clarify, for those who don’t follow IU basketball: The Indiana Hoosiers recently upset No. 3 Wisconsin, only to turn around their next game and stink it up — at home — against a team with a losing record. It’s … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: Running into a basketball championship

My run streak is still going strong! Only 6 more days!! I am just doing it until Christmas because that’s what mom told me at first and that’s what I agreed to. Last night me and mom went running in … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: Birthday week fun

By Colleen, age 11 What an awesome birthday week! Soccer playoffs, basketball, a fun field trip, awesome presents AND I got to go visit my sister at college! I turned 11 on Wednesday, which is when the fifth grade went … Continue reading

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