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

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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 […]

Puffin Picks 8.24

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I’m in the midst of a super race-heavy August, so I’m not venturing too far afield into new things (I stick with what I know when a marathon day is close at hand). This can make finding things making me […]

Puffin Picks 7.27

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Based on weather reports, it sounds like everyone else is suffering from insane summer temps, but here in the Bay Area, it has been beautiful! Don’t worry, our roles will be reversed at the end of September and early October […]

Puffin Picks: Fitness Conference Edition 2018

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Last month, I attended Fitness BlogFest and IDEA World, a fitness and fitness blogging conference in San Diego. BlogFest and IDEA World is four days of networking, working out, and hanging out with like-minded fitness folk. And then there is […]

Puffin Picks 6.29

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Another mixed bag of stuff making me happy this week, and as usual, I’m wrapping it up with a TV recommendation. It’s becoming clear to me how much TV I watch. Every two weeks, I have a new series to […]

Puffin Picks 6.15

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As my ultra training is slowly kicking into gear, my runs are getting longer. I’m more often running longer trail runs, which can mean a bit of a drive. While I love going out and getting dusty and sweaty on […]