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in which Pooh finishes the “year of speed” with a flourish

The year 2013 will be remembered by Pooh as one in which he continued to step out of his comfort zone to reach for what was just beyond his grasp.  In this case it was to push his body to … Continue reading

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in which Pooh runs the 38th Marine Corps Marathon

Pooh talks a lot about the support he gets from his friends and family.  But there’s truly only one person without whom none of his exploits would be possible.  That’s his wife, Karen.  She is unflinching in her support.  When … Continue reading

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in which Pooh’s race weekend has arrived

All the training is done.  Race weekend has arrived.  The parents have arrived to watch the kids, the car is packed, and Pooh and Mrs. Pooh are ready to hit the road to Washington, DC.  They are uncharacteristically driving in … Continue reading

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in which Pooh focuses on the goal

On the day after the Alien Half Marathon Pooh found himself with 10 weeks until the Marine Corps Marathon and still holding onto doubts about whether or not he could approach the real goal he had in mind.  He had … Continue reading

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in which Pooh does something selfless

It should come as no surprise that Pooh and his family are big fans of Dragon*Con.  Pooh and family get a hotel room at the Hilton, one of the host hotels, and have a great time.  He even found a … Continue reading

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in Which Piglet and Pooh outrun the Aliens!

I’ve discovered over the years that one of the things I love the most is when I can be there, or better yet take part when someone dear to me (family and friends) achieves something greater than they thought they … Continue reading

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in which Pooh meets his challenge

It’s Saturday night, February 9, 2013 and I can’t sleep.  For the last three days I’ve been thinking I’m coming down with a cold so I’ve been taking doses of Echinacea/Goldenseal and lots of Vitamin C.  I think it’s worked … Continue reading

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