Puffin Picks April

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After my 50 mile race, I’m focusing on two things: rest and recovery. I might be focusing too much on recovery (read: I might be getting a touch lazy), but I’ll get back to it soon enough. Read prior Puffin […]

Puffin Picks February 2019

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My training for the American River 50 miler is really kicking into gear, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that half of my picks are post-run picks. Read prior Puffin Picks posts. Note: Some of these links are Amazon affiliate […]

Puffin Picks January 2019

Puffin Picks

After a brief holiday hiatus, Puffin Picks are back! These picks are the things making me happy, making me smile, and that I’m loving. It’s usually a combination of running gear, podcasts, and TV shows and movies. Sometimes my picks […]

Puffin Picks 12.14

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I recently traveled home to Minnesota to visit family. That gave me the perfect chance to remember one old favorite and try out a (soon-to-be) new favorite. Note: Some of these links are Amazon affiliate links where I may be compensated […]

Puffin Picks 11.30

Both November and 2018 are quickly drawing to a close. This is sort of an in-between period for me – my next training cycle is just starting to ramp up (but for what I don’t know, more on this in […]

Puffin Picks 11.16

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Apparently, it’s book week here at Puffin Picks. I’ve always been a huge reader, but the downside of writing more (both for this blog and elsewhere) is that I find myself reading less. But with the poor air quality in the […]

Puffin Picks 11.2

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I’m just a few weeks post-big race after running the Oregon Coast 50k last month. Post big event is always an odd time for me. There’s usually a little bit of a post-event funk. I’m out of my normal workout/running routine. […]

Puffin Picks 10.19

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This past weekend was a big race weekend for me. Between running 31 miles and driving 16+ hours (round-trip) to said race, I’ve been distracted from paying much attention to things. But there is always something bringing joy into my […]

Puffin Picks 10.5

Puffin Picks

I have more repeat appearances on my list this week than usual. But great stuff is worthy of being called out, even if I’ve done it before. Read prior Puffin Picks posts. Note: Some of these links are Amazon affiliate links […]

Puffin Picks 9.7

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My August was filled with weekend races and mini-road trips. This relatively busy month lead to me being reminded of products I like but often don’t think of, and that my fairly high-functioning productivity system can be thrown out of […]