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Rubber and Rust

I don’t know if it’s because old cars used to be part of my playground on the farm of a Great uncle growing up, or if they just represent a specific period in history I find appealing. 56 more words

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National superiority and inferiority complexes

Having lived in England and Japan for many years has made me, a native to Finland, realize that maybe some nationalities have unrealistically high expectations on foreigners’ knowledge of their nation. 1,002 more words

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A Different Light

For the first time in many years I was up before 6:00 a.m. without any clear responsibilities and fought off the desire to return to bed and doze until noon. 194 more words

Cultural Observations

Active Life in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Hello from Slovenia!

I had a mad dash filled Sunday, yes, the Sunday I did Covered Bridges Half. Right after we ran the half, we showered and ate briefly before doing the 6+ hour long drive back to Brooklyn. 684 more words


Covered Bridges Half Marathon Race Report

Name of the race: Covered Bridges Half Marathon

Where: Woodstock, VT

Date: June 5, 2016

Time: 8:15 am

Distance: 13.1 miles… 1,284 more words


Running with Kenyans

In honor of Global Running Day, I’m writing about my international running experience in Kenya. The last time I blogged about the honeymoon in Kenya and Tanzania, I wrote a… 2,182 more words