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Entries from September 2008

Saratoga Palio 1/2 Marathon & 5k

Sunday, September 28th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Last weekend I ran my second half-marathon and Jen ran her second 5k (now she’s run twice as many 5ks as I have!). The weather was perfect and hundreds of people showed up here in Saratoga Springs for the third annual Saratoga Palio memorial race to benefit the Melanie Merola O’Donnell Scholarship Fund. If you […]

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Tags: photos 2008 · running

Portland Trip / Katie’s Wedding

Friday, September 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments

 Jen and I have now been to Portland, Oregon twice — both over Labor Day weekends. The first trip was Labor Day weekend 2001 when we were living in San Francisco. And the second trip was earlier this month when we went for our friend Katie’s wedding. We’ve loved it both times. Portland is such […]

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Tags: photos 2008 · travel

Dog Pile 2007

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Hugh, Jen, Gabe, Happy, Stella, Niki, Jami – January 7, 2007 How awesome is this photo that my buddy Seth (of Niki Rossi Photography) took? This was just a random Sunday evening party we had at our place one winter night last year. And yes, I even wear Hawaiian shirts and shorts in the winter. […]

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Tags: dogs · photos 2007

Ingredients for a 17-Mile Run

Sunday, September 7th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Some people think I’m crazy — and many of you have told me so — for running as much as I do. I know it’s a little nuts that I went from 0 to marathon with just 5 months of distance running. And that I’m now following an intense training schedule — the Pfitz 55/18, […]

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Tags: running

Wine Club #7

Saturday, September 6th, 2008 · 5 Comments

After a 5-month hiatus (I warned you: summers are busy), our Saratoga Wine Club reconvened last night at Mara and Vinnie’s great new place for a night of action-packed wine tasting, delicious food, and good laughs. The new format combined the tried and true hidden wine in a paper bag method with a new one: […]

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Buh-Bye, Summer 2008

Saturday, September 6th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Summers are crazy here in Saratoga Springs — they zoom by in a blink and everyone’s usually incredibly busy. We’re on the go so much we can barely stop to assess what just happened — let alone blog about it. But now that fall’s here, I’ll try to be better about blogging. We got tons […]

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