Category Archives: Breaks

Playing catch up

Despite some long breaks, my knee is still giving me a lot of trouble. I felt guilty about blogging without running so there has been a void in the webspace for this very busy week. All kinds of things have … Continue reading

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horsing

I am ostensibly running for Scotty at the moment. Rather than go for a run together we went for a drive together. We kept on driving until we got to Kalamalka Lake. We cruised up to Predator Ridge and entered … Continue reading

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garden of eatin’

Today was a beautiful day in Vancouver. I wasn’t brave enough to run on these heels but I did do lots of biking! I awoke at Meggles’ home as often happens on a Saturday. I ate some leftover pasta for … Continue reading

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falling down

It has been a run-less week for me. I stumbled playing ultimate last Wednesday and landed quite firmly on my left knee. I was unable to move quickly on it for several days but it was feeling rather better by … Continue reading

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pied piper

Today I went on a bike ride to West Van to eat pie with Alice and Tess at the Savary Island Pie Company. We had a slice of the strawberry-rhubarb and a slice of the lemon-buttermilk. Yum. On the way … Continue reading

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A caper for boland

My good friend Dan Boland is currently working for Engineers Without Borders in Ghana to improve rural infrastructure planning capabilities. (His blog is here.) One of my last adventures with him before he left Canada was an ascent of Yak … Continue reading

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Toga!

Last Saturday was the 25th birthday of my good friend Alvaro! To ensure my attendance at his birthday party (the night before the banana run) he made a donation and a demand through my “taking a break” page. The evening … Continue reading

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