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In the 1 days ending May 13, 2012:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Road running1 1:45:23 10.41(10:07) 16.75(6:17) 265
  Total1 1:45:23 10.41(10:07) 16.75(6:17) 265

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Sunday May 13, 2012 #

8 AM

Road running 1:45:23 [3] 10.41 mi (10:07 / mi) +265m 9:23 / mi
shoes: Nike Lunarglide 3

Purgatory loop for Mother’s day Sunday. Early enough to start cool & dew-scented. Decided CW at last moment & away into green, May and June be green and Sunday morn be quiet. Tired by end. Thought some about the Krista Tippett program from earlier featuring a Gordon Hempton, an acoustic ecologist who studies/pursues sound in nature. So much of our sound is indeed noise pollution. He was full of interesting commentary, eg, “birdsong is the primary indication of habitats prosperous for a human.” Silence & true solitude are hard to come by. I think he had 12 places in the US for true silence (maybe 3 left)...one is a stand of trees in the Hoh rain forest in Olympic NP. Has a web presentation, "One Square Inch", well worth visiting. At one point, sounds were reasonably pure: birdsong, bubbling Black Brook alongside Black Brook Road plus my breathing (not too bad) and footfall.

Stopped at Glenwood, the curious came to peer


Have seen this in a 25 sq mile area

only on the final one I noted on the run today, was there additional info: lost vic. 81 Hackett Hill (name of an early O map) Rd., 4/21, bolted from vet’s office, no collar or tag. Hope they found him, hope they remove the signs (maybe hundreds) someday.

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