Author Archives: Howard

Great Chile Tonight

This is the best chili recipe I have ever tried. I’m not sure where the recipe originated, but it is amazing!   2½ hours | 30 min prep SERVES 6 -8 2 teaspoons oil 2 onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, … Continue reading

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Last ride of the Year

Reconnected with my friend Bill today for a ride among the citrus and avocado groves of Camarillo, Santa Paula and Somis. Great views from the top of Balcom Canyon followed by a speedy and cold descent into the flat lands … Continue reading

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Injured and can’t go out and play :(

Here a list of things I do when I can’t run: Break into my stack of books I have been wanting to read…… Reading Longitude right now. This is the story of how one man solved the problem of accurately … Continue reading

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Getting back in the Saddle

Got a pulled calf muscle and trying to keep my fitness by getting back on the bike.  Great riding in the balmy SoCal weather..  This was my second climb up the Rock Store in 2 days.  Feeling better about my … Continue reading

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Los Padres Forest weekends

Here are some pics from my visits to Los Padres Forest

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Iran – Shame on you

From the U.N. Embedded video from <a href=”” mce_href=””>CNN Video</a>

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First day out – Breathe Easier

There are two themes to this post: first about a lost runner coming back to civilization and her first day out of the “wildernes”, and second my first day out on the trail trying out my lungs. Two runners got … Continue reading

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Dave Terry – I will truly miss him

Dave was a great guy with tons of energy, always had an interesting perspective on things and was an extremely talented ultrarunner. The times I had hanging out with Dave at C4P and Hardrock are memorable. I was awed at … Continue reading

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Hemothorax – WTF

About 13 days ago while mountain biking in Mammoth I took a digger and landed on my shoulder. Kept riding for the rest of the day and was sore and tired. Saw the doc 3 days later and found out … Continue reading

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Extra 30 minutes of Beauty Sleep

I negotiated with George today to get another 30 minutes of sleep.  We started our ride at 6AM and booked it down to PCH and started climbing Yerba Buena.    Riders up ahead so we slowly reeled them in.  These 3 … Continue reading

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