Author Archives: Patrick

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barking at the moon

barking at the moon What does barking at the moon mean?bark at the moon – To labor or protest in vain; to choose an ineffectual means to achieve a desired end, or to attempt the impossible, thereby making any effort … Continue reading

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I have a friend. And he will not run Boston today.

I have a friend.  And he will not run Boston today. For a lot of runners, the Boston Marathon is our Mecca pilgrimage.  For most runners It’s aspirational if not attainable.  There is a reverence reserved for the Boston Marathon. … Continue reading

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Enjoy that Vodka and Ginger ale John! Cheers!! and Thank You!!

Maybe it’s just this time we are living in…maybe… but I have never mourned the loss of an artist more then the passing of John Prine Running today listening to “Fair and Square” I had to stop and gather myself.. … Continue reading

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Twilight I believe in YOU

Twilight is the name given to the period between dawn and sunrise, or between sunset and dusk, when light is still visible in the sky due to sunlight scattering off the atmosphere. I thought about twilight on my morning run. … Continue reading

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I ran in the rain today – nothing like a rainy summer run… Puddle… What a funny word…Puddle…Once 5’11” and 9 ½ shoe size, am now 5’ 9“ with a size 11 shoe….The longer I run , the older I … Continue reading

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George is back…

George (Jorge) is back from his stay in Nicaragua. He left in late October of last year and returned home (Camden) the beginning of this April. We ran around Cooper River together this morning…. I first met George a number of … Continue reading

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Hate Has No Home Here I’ve been displaying this sign on our front door for about a week now. Yesterday HATE knocked on the door of the JCC center where my granddaughter attends child care. Hate Has No Home Here – South Jersey/Camden County

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If you smile at me I will understand

If you smile at me I will understand ‘Cause that is something Everybody everywhere does in the same language Wooden Ships Crosby, Stills & Nash On my morning run today, with the sunshine plentiful and a pleasant 58 degrees, I … Continue reading

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One of My Favorite Races….Jonas Cattell

Sunday I ran the Jonas Cattell 10 mile Run – The run originates in Haddonfield NJ and finishes @ National Park, NJ /Red Bank Battlefield Park. “Jonas Cattell was born in 1758, on a farm called Lavender Hills. The farm was … Continue reading

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Jessica is the strongest, bravest person I have ever known.

  We all “watch” our children.  We watch them as infants.  We watch them as they grow into adulthood.  I have watched my daughter grow into a mother of two beautiful girls.  I have watched her as she has mastered … Continue reading

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