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Rocky Mountain 50K

Sitting at Sweet Melissa’s in downtown Laramie, an excellent vegetarian restaurant that was recommended to me by the guy in the bike shop a few doors down, I was reading an article online about how to race in high altitude, while I was shoveling the best sweet potato and black bean burrito I have ever had into my mouth. 1,775 more words


Chinese Shang Dynasty Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel Gu


The trumpet-shaped neck is undecorated while the middle section, which is set between double bow-string borders, is flat-cast with taotie masks formed by pairs of downward-facing birds with prominent pupils and quills stacked below the coiled tail. 50 more words


Energy Gels excitement - Tummy upsets may occur

Hello everyone,

Just over a week post half marathon and I am happy to report that I am back to running as normal. There was some soreness and the first run last Tuesday was slow and steady (my legs really weren’t happy or understanding as to why they were moving again so soon) but I did complete a 10K long run on Sunday in the sunshine and they seem absolutely fine. 834 more words


Gü’s Dessert Island

I’ve been so tired these last few weeks that I’ve been dreaming of beach holidays even more often than I usually do. All I wanted was the sound of the waves, the kiss of the salty wind on my face, a good book and maybe a few cheeky cocktails. 232 more words


10 Things I Wish I Had Known Before My First Marathon

1. Have an 8 mile base before you start.

Arguably, you should have trained for a half marathon by this point. Marathons happen to be something that you can’t just jump into without some type of prior training or running experience. 1,196 more words

Sunset Beach Half Marathon...check!

This past weekend I traveled with my running buddies (K & L) to Sunset Beach, NC to complete the Sunset Beach Half Marathon. It’s the first time we’ve traveled together…and I’m sure it won’t be the last! 1,304 more words



Plan For Somewhere Nowhere Music.


(Ian Chapman, self employed music producer)




In my graded unit I will encompass and showcase I have learned throughout the two years of my HND and demonstrate that I am ready for employment. 899 more words