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Entries from December 2008

Time of Year For Reflecting

Friday, December 26th, 2008 · No Comments

This moving piece was written by my late step-grandfather, Alan Pritchard (Nana’s second husband for as long as either of them was in my life), and was originally published 30 years ago today in The Sacramento Bee, the daily for which he was editor and columnist. Merry Christmas, one and all, and enjoy this excellent […]

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Tags: anecdotes · sacramento

CA Trip: Marathon Edition Part II

Sunday, December 21st, 2008 · No Comments

There’s no place like home. Much like mine and Jen’s last trip to California in June, our last trip a couple weeks ago (my third to CA this year) was inspired by the marathon, but was, as always, tons of fun beyond the race itself, thanks, of course, to our awesome family, great friends, and […]

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Tags: photos 2008 · sacramento · travel

California International Marathon 2008

Sunday, December 14th, 2008 · 12 Comments

Marathoning is awesome. And unless you’ve experienced the grand feeling of accomplishment and personal triumph yourself, it’s hard to convey in words what a life-changing and moving experience it is — and what a difference it makes to have people there to share the experience with you and believe in you.  I’m officially the rare […]

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Tags: abmgc 2008 · photos 2008 · running · sacramento

Birthday Wife

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Happy birthday to my beautiful wife! I’m lucky to have known this hottie since she was 21 — for more than a third of our lives (!) — and to have been married to her for 5 wonderful years. I love you, Jen! Thank you for being you.

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Marathon Brothers

Sunday, December 7th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Marathon Brothers, originally uploaded by Blog Master G. Anderson brothers in the parking lot of Pancake Circus after rockin’ CIM 2008.

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Tags: iphone photos · running

CA International Marathon 2008

Sunday, December 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment

CA International Marathon 2008, originally uploaded by Blog Master G. Smashed my PR by more than 20 minutes and beat my goal by 30 seconds: ~3:19:38 (Garmin time, not official time). Average pace: 7:35/mile.

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Tags: iphone photos · running