Developing kitten intellect and a long, slow stride

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Youngest has insisted on educating Zelda early and often.  Yesterday’s lesson was geology, even though she most likely will never come in contact with the outdoors (coyotes).  It’s very important for a girl to develop her intellect instead of relying on her looks.  She’ll be the smartest cat on the block, no doubt. Last night I figured out why she likes to sleep with me:  my hair. I took all of that hair out on my last tempo run before the half-marathon next weekend.  I’ll…

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A serious talk and an awesome cat

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Zelda has won my heart.  She wants to jump into the screen and run the Workout Wednesday on Flotrack as badly as I do. I think she will sit with me on my bed and watch the NYC marathon from beginning to end, just like good old Buster used to do. Love. Anyway, we have to talk about something a little bit depressing today. It all started a few weeks ago when I gave MFP my birthday list.  Even though I wanted a million things,…

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800s, side planks and snot rockets

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Yes, I did do my running workout before doing my side planks, but it wasn’t pretty. Running 800 repeats is always a love/hate thing for me.  I love them because they are over in two laps.  I hate them because I know my times too well, and I can easily do math in my head while I run and figure out whether or not I am in racing shape.  (Conversely, I can not do simple math on long runs.) Generally, at the beginning of a…

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