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Look out, sporting goods stores, there’s a new trend in running attire!

OK, so maybe it’s not a trend. But I couldn’t help but sit up and take notice when the New York Times’ running newsletter showed up in my email inbox this week with the intriguing title “Naked Came the Runners”. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday for women … and men | July 15/20

Instead of just enjoying these by myself every once in awhile, as I’ve been doing, I thought I’d share. We can laugh (and we can cry) as we continue to work towards changing this dynamic.

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Reached For Comment, Coronavirus Says It’s Also Very In Favour Of Reopening The Economy Immediately

Originally posted on The Out And Abouter:
As calls in many nations grow to reopen the economy as quickly as possible – curves, consequences, and transmission rates be damned – support for the initiative has come from a not-unexpected quarter:…

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Zoo Animals Ask Humans How They Like Being Isolated In Tiny Habitats With Minimal Exercise — The Out And Abouter

Following on yesterday’s post about animals in the wild in Botswana, my favourite satirist, Paul Duncan, gives us an important reminder on behalf of our animal friends in zoos. The COVID-19 pandemic has put us in a human version of … Continue reading

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Wisdom from Facebook friends in the midst of world COVID-19 lockdown

I don’t know about you, but with even more time for people to be on Facebook, I find that FB friends are passing along helpful and thoughtful “posters” to help deal with self-isolation, to understand why it’s so critically important, … Continue reading

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Embracing those twenty bonus years

Don’t worry, it’s just a cartoon! BUT … living a long, happy, healthy life and gaining that 20-year advantage doesn’t mean you’ll be living like your 50- or 60-year old self until you drop. There is this thing called the … Continue reading

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Marathon Training for Aging Dummies with appeal for runners and non-runners alike!

This post will appeal to anyone who has ever training for any road race, especially a marathon. It may appeal even more to runners’ friends and relatives who think running is nuts, especially spouses of these crazy runners. I am … Continue reading

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Some advice on getting old

There, I said it. I didn’t say “advice on aging” or “advice on getting older”, I just said it like it is – getting old! It’s been that kind of week; more friends than usual in our group of oldsters … Continue reading

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