Race Schedule: The Next Generation

I haven’t enumerated my race schedule since October, so I’d say we’re well past due for an update! I mean, not that you can really trust me – the race schedule I plunk down on paper blog post doesn’t always jive with what actually comes to pass. But you’re not above engaging with some wild speculation with me, are you? Still, let’s start with what I do know for sure – a framework to build the speculation around, if you will… OFFICIALLY ON MY RACE SCHEDULE I’m all registered for these! FREEDOM 5K, JULY 2022 – Believe it or...

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Disney Makeover Time! Let’s Clean Up My Vanity

Because everything looks better spackled over with Disney-ness! As a card-carrying ADHD kid, my approach to organization is simple: first, make a mess. Second, become overwhelmed by the very idea of cleaning up said mess and go do something else, ideally in a different room where you can pretend Step 1 never happened.. There is no Step 3. No, obviously, there is a step 3, where I inevitably do clean up the mess with varying degrees of success and/or lapsed time. But I have ways to make some activities less painful. One easy solution is to Disney-ify the activity,...

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I Got The OTHER Space Mountain Minnie Ears

Remember when Disney came out with their original Main Attraction merchandise series in 2020? (It’s okay if you don’t; a lot of stuff happened in 2020.) Here’s Disney’s original announcement post, with the opening, Space Mountain set of Minnie ears, bags, pins, and more. Each monthly drop was plagued by the usual human and tech issues, including virtual holding rooms, glitching shopping carts, and resellers running off with huge hoards to sell online at massive markups. For the most part I just ignored the whole deal, as I hate shopping a) under pressure and b) without a discount. But...

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Thoughts While Watching: WDW Grand Opening

Thoughts While Watching: The Grand Opening Of Walt Disney World TV Special

Heavens to Betsy, I haven’t added to my Thoughts While Watching series since the beginning of February! Which is understandable – late February through early April were packed with races and WDW trips. The bad news: I’m back. The good news: I’m back! Time for some quality filler between-Disney-trips blogging with a new Thoughts While Watching entry. Lest you forget, in these posts I watch old Disney parks media and document my thoughts in real time. Yes, laughing at my jokes counts as charity work. So grab a snack and a drink and maybe a sleeping bag, kids, because...

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So Do Compression Socks Do Anything Or What?

I’ve used compression socks before. A couple years ago I won a pair, and then got another as a Christmas present. I was pretty excited about it – after all, compression socks (and calf sleeves) are supposed to improve your running by – hold on, let me check the marketing copy… Ah, yes, there it is: increased vascular efficiency (so, better blood flow) and faster recovery. I’m not here to debate the accuracy of these statements on a macrocosmic scale; my concerns are microcosmic. But before we get into that: if you’re not familiar with this particular piece of...

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The Fairest Trip Report Of All: Food Review Hodgepodge

Trip report time! I’m covering my April 2022 trip for the Tower of Terror 10 Miler. Read all the posts in this report here. Onward! One more post from my April trip and then we can wrap this up, I promise. Real quick, let’s talk about what I ate! I know what you, a dedicated reader, are thinking: You already told us what you ate. Ah, but that was just Flower & Garden Festival items! I have some non-festival food and drinks to review as well. Let’s get to it! Breakfast Sandwich Redux at the Friar’s Nook Hey, remember...

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An Open Letter To runDisney

The runDisney support contact form only allows like 3 paragraphs before it cuts off, so upon publication of this post I will be sending them a link. I will also tag them on social media in the hopes someone on the runDisney team might read it. I am also interested to hear what my fellow runDisney runners think about the letter below. Has your experience been similar or different from mine? What did I get right? What did I get wrong? Send me your perspective via any channel you wish – comment below, email me at fairestrunofall@gmail.com, or DM/tag...

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