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Library Adventures — Part 2

Last time, in Part 1, I described some of the background of my first lawsuit against a library. Writing that was prompted by my being ejected from my local Pickerington library for being barefoot, after nearly 20 years of being a barefooted patron there. 2,409 more words


The primal shoe collection

In the Paleo community we are all aware of how conventional shoes may harm your health. Since we started to use Fivefingers a few years ago it has just become harder and harder to wear any other shoes, the feet just won’t fit and if you are stubborn and still try to squeeze your feet into a stiff and narrow shoe you’ll end up with pain in your whole body quite soon. 349 more words


Library Adventures — Part 1

Folks know I have had my issues (i.e., lawsuit) with libraries. I love books and libraries and it offends me horribly that they seem to find it “necessary” to keep out perfectly good and well-behaved patrons simply because the patrons aren’t dressed the way the library wants, and because the library buys into silly myths. 1,843 more words


Practice Practice Practice

When I began playing the piano, my Grandpa Spurgeon used to chasten me to “practice practice practice.” Someday, he told me, he’d be my agent, and then he would be rich. 896 more words


Couch to #E1Run - The Story So Far... - #GetOutside @Pledgesports @OrdnanceSurvey @TrailRunningMag

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I decided that I should put some words down to explain a few things.  Why is it I keep saying ordinary people can achieve extraordinary things? 715 more words


Month 10

Dear Iva,

We’ve reached double-digits!  How time has flown. It is strange to think that last year at this time the reality of you was only just beginning to seep into our lives.  668 more words