Just a few days ’til my first half-marathon in Moab — feeling strong, feeling confident, I Can Do This!

  • Ran 8 miles or more, 8 days of the past two weeks – right on track!
  • Banged out more than 100 miles in March (so far) AND surpassed the 300 mile mark YTD
  • Started cross-training on a stationary bike 5 days now – nothing serious, just mixing up my running regimen


Movie(s) of the Week

‘The English Patient’ (1996 Oscar Best Picture winner) – complicated story set in North Africa; the Saharan aerials are inspiring

‘The Constant Gardener’ (2005 Golden Globe Best Picture nominee) – thriller set in Kenya; Rachel Weisz gives a WOW performance

Both Ralph Fiennes flics, both set in Africa…but it’s Fiennes’ female co-stars that make these films worth the watch:  Kristin Scott Thomas (Oscar-nominated in ‘The English Patient’) & Rachel Weisz (Oscar winner for ‘The Constant Gardener’)


Old School, New School

  • Signed for my first library card since high school
    • they no longer use card catalogues – who knew?
  • Joined the iPhone community this week, transferred my landline # to cell


Runner Log

Fri Mar 1st – 8 miles

Sat Mar 2nd – 10 miles

Sun Mar 3rd – 13 miles

Mon Mar 4th – 3.5 miles

Tue Mar 5th – 10 miles

Wed Mar 6th – 5 miles

Fri Mar 8th – 13 miles

Sat Mar 9th – 11.25 miles

Sun Mar 10th – 8.75 miles

Mon Mar 11th – 6 miles

Wed Mar 13th – 13.25 miles

YTD total – 385 miles

2013.0314 'Can Do'






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