Monthly Archives: June 2015

An Embarrassment of Clothing

When I arrived in Boulder, I carried with me one big duffle bag and two smaller carry-ons. I came home from the US with three large pieces of checked luggage filled mostly with clothing. That return baggage represents a growth of at least … Continue reading

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Elevation change

I had been looking forward to feeling like a superhero on my first run in Sweden. Dropping from a mile high to near sea level after “training” at altitude for months would allow me to run my personal best, or … Continue reading

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Returning (from) home

I was so tired when the plane landed at Arlanda last Friday that I don’t recall feeling much except relief to see the familiar landscape of Sweden in spring, with lush green trees carpeting the ground below. After flight delays, portaging three … Continue reading

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