A Perfect Afternoon Run

The late afternoon sun glanced off my skin as I pushed east out of a downtown parking lot. Swiftly, footsteps covered the concrete below until I reached American Steel, where the path plunged beneath the downtown bridges. A breeze keeps the humidity at bay as I wound along the river. Thoughts swirled of tasks completed,…
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Cooper Goes For A Run

The time seemed right, but the decision was about spontaneous as a last-second decision to swing through the drive-through for a caramel sundae. On the last Tuesday of May, after putting on some running gear, Cooper would get his first chance to join me. While Coby started at a young age, eventually I backed off…
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The Goose Run

As the last to arrive, last-minute preparations went quickly as I contemplated whether to go with road or trail shoes for the planned Memorial Day run. Leaving from Goose’s house would offer a new route, including gravel, and a wrong choice could make a long run seem even longer. We pushed off and quickly found…
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