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August 2006

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Eating Cucumbers in the Mountains

A year ago I had perhaps the best cucumber of my life: freshly picked from a sunny garden, crunchy, cold from being held under icy water, sprinkled with a bit of salt. I held it with both hands, chewing on it slowly, feeling its…

23 August 2006
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Post-run Brunch

Before a big run, I always make a pasta feed the night before, and stuff myself with as many carbohydrates as possible. I’m not usually hungry when I wake up the next morning, but after running for 2 hours and 3 minutes (fastest time…

2 August 2006