Sandy, Sniffles, No Excuses

Sandy, Sniffles, No Excuses
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That shirtless jogger in horsehead mask on the NBC news today – hilarious!

As a short (and shameless) publicity stunt, of course, nothing more.

Obviously, heading out for a run amid Sandy’s angry 90-mph gusts isn’t a very smart idea. To all my friends on the East coast: stay safe and indoors!

Here out West, the sky looked like this all day long:

And I kept thinking, would I really let a minor cold keep me away from my run?

[In a nasal voice] Nnnnn-ope.

So what if I’ve got the sniffles, a scratchy throat and all that phlegm? Have you noticed that the more you mope around the house and the harder you blow your nose, the worse it gets?

Furthermore, today I was supposed to break in my new Newtons – something I’ve been looking forward to since last Thursday – and waiting another day would be just as useless as all my used-up Kleenex.

So I blew my nose one last time, laced up and headed out. But not before noticing that, because of their design – the toes appear to be turned up more so than with any other running shoes – my Newtons would look great on Princess Jasmine: Read more

Tiffany Blues

Tiffany Blues
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– You know those days when you get the mean reds?
– The mean reds. You mean like the blues?
– No. The blues are because you’re getting fat and maybe it’s been raining too long, you’re just sad, that’s all. The mean reds are horrible. Suddenly you’re afraid and you don’t know what you’re afraid of. Do you ever get that feeling?
– Sure.
– Well, when I get it, the only thing that does any good is to jump in a cab and go to Tiffany’s. Calms me down right away. The quietness and the proud look of it; nothing very bad could happen to you there. If I could find a real-life place that’d make me feel like Tiffany’s, then… then I’d buy some furniture and give the cat a name!

And as you can see, I’m a sucker for Breakfast at Tiffany’s. No. Correction. I’m a sucker for Tiffany’s. The movie was OK. (The book: SO much better. No happy Hollywood ending, though; don’t tell me I didn’t warn you.)

But anyway. Tiffany’s has been on my mind all day today – oh, who am I kidding, all week – because, you see, today I had an appointment at Niketown to pick up my new, limited edition NWM LunarGlide+ 4 kicks.


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