Monthly Archives: September 2012

Ubiquitous Coffee

I’ve been wondering about this since we moved here: How come there are only two Starbucks stores in the whole of Sweden? I’ve been seeing the slow incursion of the company’s coffee drinks in the grocery stores here in Stockholm, … Continue reading

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Shaving off the minutes

I ran my first 10-km “race” in under an hour a few weekends ago.  And now I want to go faster in my next event, coming up in a few weekends.  So, how can I do it?  I’m a woman … Continue reading

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Done! (58:22)

I made it!  I ran my first 10k in a (nominal) race, and I did it without stopping.  I also ran faster than I thought I would. As you might recall, Matt signed us up for the Sicklaloppet, the day … Continue reading

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Passing a Pedersen While Prepping for a 10k

On Sunday afternoon, I took a semi-leisurely run in the park.  I knew I needed to go at least 8 km, and would be happy to go 10 km but I was not planning to push myself. Which meant that … Continue reading

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