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Protect Your Nuts

Posted by Trixie on Sunday, September 6, 2009, In : Life 

I enjoy hiking. Growing up in Chicago and then spending a few years in Boston, I never had much of an opportunity to appreciate this activity until I moved to Seattle. Out here, everyone drinks coffee, complains about the weather, and hikes. Pretty much in that order.

My friend Don is an avid hiker, and when the opportunity presents itself, we will hit the trails. Now Don is an interesting person. During the day he acts as the VP of Finance to a large corporation tossing around financial deriv...

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Why you, I oughta!

Posted by Trixie on Monday, August 31, 2009, In : Life 
I have been making a concerted effort to run/jog (ok, walk really fast?) at least three miles a day.  So far so good, but it's interesting the people you meet along the way. What I have noticed, for instance, is that most women won't make eye contact as I pass them. Men are typically gentlemen and usually step into the bicycle lane on the side of the street. They won't "stare" but will acknowledge my presence with a friendly nod if I make eye contact.

Now the elderly? I'm talking 80+ years of...

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