Emily McQueen

New Reading

Here are some of the blogs I’ve started reading the last few months: Cruisin’ With Cricket: The Journeys of Becky and her Guide Dog, Cricket, is a mix of personal postings, the practicalities of living with visual impairment, and cute…
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Not Too Old

Via Scientifically, this is mostly virgin ground. The cohort of people 85 and older ? the fastest-growing segment of the population, as it happens ? is increasingly being studied for longevity clues. But so far the focus has mostly…
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2010 Longmont Turkey Trot 10K

I did the Longmont Turkey Trot this morning—my second 10K as a real wheelchair racer. My husband and I both signed up, but he did something bad to his calf, so he got to be (as a friend put it)…
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I am a Triathlete!

Last week I did my second sprint triathlon (yes! it wasn’t just a fluke! I really am a triathlete!). The Parker Fall Frenzy is similar to the Longmont Triathlon, with a 500 yard pool swim, 11 mile bike and 5k…
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Solidarity versus Solitude

Yesterday I rode in the Venus de Miles. It’s a women’s bike ride in its third year here in Boulder County. Riders can chose from 3 distances: 33 miles, 51 miles or 67 miles (a metric century). Since the longest…
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