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Month: June 2015

Battling Hills

Battling Hills

Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final. – Roger Babson In case you missed it, The Picture Runner Etsy Shop is closing at the end of the summer (NLT August 31).  In an effort to just recoup some of my blog […]

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Six Months and Still Going Strong

Six Months and Still Going Strong

I think it was the fact that I liked it so much that made the writing just come out of me automatically. – James Herriot The Run 4.70 miles The Picture The Recap I don’t really want to talk about how hot and sticky this […]

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My Tripod Bucket List

My Tripod Bucket List

One of the fun things about living smack dab in the middle of the country not too far off the I-70 corridor is that you get to be a stopping in point for friends/family traveling through to other more desirable locations.  Because while we like […]

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Picture Miles

Picture Miles

When a person trains once, nothing happens. When a person forces himself to do a thing a hundred or a thousand times, then he certainly has developed in more ways than physical. Is it raining? That doesn’t matter. Am I tired? That doesn’t matter, either. […]

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Using Good and Bad Pictures (with Video Compilation)

Using Good and Bad Pictures (with Video Compilation)

Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop. – Ansel Adams The Run 5.0 miles + 3.0 miles* The Picture The Recap The best pictures are the ones that evoke an emotion.  The kind of pictures that make you Feel something.  The […]

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Running the Linear Jungle Trail

Running the Linear Jungle Trail

It’s official.  I’m moving to Alaska.  I’m boycotting summer. The Run 4.20 miles The Picture The Recap Per my usual routine, I ran Linear Trail during my daughter’s gymnastics today.  We switched classes for the summer and I had specifically selected a morning class in […]

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Eight Acres Running Trail

Eight Acres Running Trail

When morning gilds the skies my heart awaking cries: May Jesus Christ be praised! Alike at work and prayer, to Jesus I repair:                     May Jesus Christ be praised!  -18th Century Hymn The Run 3.75 miles The Picture The Recap Everything is noisy when you […]

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Greeting Card Winner

Greeting Card Winner

It’s Monday morning and, as promised, I’m here to announce the Greeting Card Giveaway winner. Winner was selected as before.  Everyone who commented was put in an excel spreadsheet in the order they voted, then I used the random number generator to pick a number. […]

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The Picture Runner Greeting Card Giveaway

The Picture Runner Greeting Card Giveaway

Kicking off new items at The Picture Runner Etsy shop with a Giveaway!  Comment on your favorite set of cards and be entered to win! These are 4in by 4in square greeting cards – blank inside.  There are three sets to choose from: Patriotic, Flowers, […]

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End of Month Review – May 2015

End of Month Review – May 2015

I love these end of month reviews because it’s a great way for me to evaluate where I am and what I need to work on.  I hope you like them too.  I think it’s nice to revisit some of the pictures from the month […]

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