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CELEBRATING 300!

Woo hoo!

Woo hoo!

What do you think of when you see the number “300“?

Well, if you’re a bowling aficionado, you think of a perfect game. Yup, toss 12 strikes in a row and you achieve bowling’s holy grail.

Homer Simpson did it once… then again, what hasn’t Homer Simpson done?

What if bowling isn’t your game and you’re more of a movie nut.

Well, then 300 conjures up slo-motion images of chiseled Spartans laying waste to waves of Xerxes’ forces trying to storm the Hot Gates. Read the rest of this entry

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ME AND MY MANTRA

Feet don't fail me now.

Feet don’t fail me now.

Let’s jump back to 2008 for this story, shall we.

My sister-in-law Bonnie was the first person who told me I should get a running mantra.

When I first heard her mention it, I was like “Who shot who in the what now”* (incidentally this is what I say when someone says something that completely baffles me).

She explained it simply as a word (or words) or a phrase that you say to yourself when a race is getting tough and you need to focus and push on.

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