danistrulytheman

I'm STILL a self confessing, self professing know-it-all, or so I think!


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crisscrossed lines!

… if that ain’t life’s ultimate metaphor, I don’t know what is. Beautiful iPhone pic taken while stopped at a traffic light on a bleak autumn November day! You can see the sun willing itself to peek through the heavy cloud cover, silhouetting the plane, as it passes preparing to land. Hmmm, can this shot win some sorta iPhone pic snappin’ award, lol?!

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linguine leftovers! w/ sausage & rapini!

Finally … pics, lol! I think it’s day 3? And I def know, I’m the master of using what’s in my pantry/fridge … I’m The King of Leftovers!!

… roasted yellow peppers, jalape√Īo¬†peppers, garlic & sweet onions too!!

Served w/ olive ciabatta, Romano Lupa¬†…¬†bob’s yer f’n uncle!!¬†

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4K PR … + 1mile PR!!

Wow, I amazed myself. Lord knows I needed a great day, my endurance and pace have been suffering lately. And my 4K is tough for me to improve upon, since my old time was fast, but I bettered it by 5 seconds. AND THEN, fifteen minutes later … I surprised myself lowering my mile to 6:31 (an 8 second improvement). I still can’t believe I had enough left in the tank after those grueling, energy sapping four kilometers?! Oh, and am also surprised since it’s very humid (feels like 30¬į), and the air feels so thick, making breathing difficult. Like I said, wow … chuffed again!

17:21 4K

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5 seconds separates all 4 splits

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my six & a half minute mile

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post record runs & showered … bonus pic, lol

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wildman runner!!

… wildman of Borneo runner pics, lol!! Y’all should see my scruffy mug, lol! Snapped today, August 25th … a beautiful sunny Sunday morning.

I just don’t quit – and you have no idea need what my day/night yesterday entailed … and I ain’t sayin’, lol. But, here I am, the morning after … up and at ’em hitting the pavement, killing the 4K again. I think I need one of those Run like a Kenyan¬†t-shirts …’cept I need one that says, Run like a Kenyan, Drink like a German … ‘specially after my Saturday (once again, ain’t sayin’, lol)! Hey, I really enjoy running, and I LOVE my beer … no apologies, no explanation!

Hmmm? Wonder if I can danistrulytheman trademark that slogan? Well, maybe half, lol!!

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new shades, no shave (… and no give a shit)!

… yeah, I snagged these sunglasses for a steal of a deal at a warehouse sale. Sweet!

… and, as far as the lack of razor blades skating smoothly all over my salt ‘n pepper whiskered mug – what can I say? My plate’s been overflowing lately – y’all don’t know the half of it! Hey, it makes me look sophisticated and distinguished. Don’t ya think?

whoaaa, damn motherfucker?! Get yourself a haircut! And quick too, lol!

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Fionn MacCool’s WagJagged!

… we WagJagged the shit outta the joint! Tiff¬†signed up for the typical coupon rate – pay $10, get $20. ‘Cept she was asked to complete a survey (said, it wasn’t even really a survey, only a few questions) and would be credited $5 for doing so. Hello? Freebies for¬†Tiff¬†are a no-brainer, lol! And Fionn’s¬†was tacking on an extra $5 worth of fare if you used the WagJag within the first four days¬†it became available. We went day one, lol! Bottom line: $25 credit (for a measly $5) before we even set foot in their PaddyAss¬†pub … AND with our luck o’ the Irish, it was a Thursday, just so happens, it’s $5 craft beers night (they also offer other day of the week specials, but nothing to match this one). Anyways, a few pics (shitty pics, lighting was iPhone awful) …

My name is Dan, I’m a craft addict, lol …

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Creemore – my homeboy …

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Anchors Away! My love for Liberty goes WAY back …

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My lamb burger w/ Stilton …

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Tiff’s prime rib burger …

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Check out the check y’all! Irish eyes were def smilin’ …

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early morning run action shot!

… least that was my intent. Was hoping to capture a galloping in full stride action shot … yeah right, it was all I could do to stand in front of the mirrored pane and pose, lol. This was taken near my 5.5 kilometer marker. Ok, pic’s done … off I go … 2.5K more, then I’m home!

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Blueberry Lemon Streusel Pie!

… and after my run, was running again –¬†Tiff¬†sent me on a mission to pick-up this seasonal, special pie place offering

… old school blackboard – love it …

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… mine, boxed (almost) – lemme take a pic I plead, lol …

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another ‘I’m turning 50 and you’re not’ iPhone pic!

… end of the month mofos … tomorrow we flip the calendar over to July (Happy Birthday Canada), the¬†BEST month … the month of my birth. I’m in the homestretch y’all!!

snapped & sharing only ’cause I liked the coiffe, lol!

… and get this … ’cause of my recent healthier lifestyle, and with my newly transformed tighter/toned/slimmer physique –¬†Tiffany K even suggested I take up modeling, LOL!!

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hitting a new skinny

… snapped this morning at my daily weigh-in! My protein smoothie awaits, then on the 8K road again!

Brand New Low

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Oh my darling, Oh my darling, Oh my darling, Clematis!

LOVE¬†admiring my Clematis¬†… planted smack dab in the middle of my walkway as I leave/come home … clinging & climbing its decorative garden stake …

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I’m turning 50, and I’m luvin’ it!!

Not only am I NOT dreading it, I’m embracing it!! It’s to the point where recently I’m taunting/daring/wanting anyone & everyone to ask me my age … go ahead, lol! I haven’t felt as healthy in my life, I feel vibrant & strong, got plenty spring chicken¬†zip in my step and not a single person I know who turned fifty could say the same, nor did they indicate being excited ’bout it either … in fact, I’ll match up my 50 year-old Ken-Ken playing, 8K running, BBQ-ing/grilling, Vitamixing skinny-ass against the lot of you!! And yes, I’m being premature by a month with my 50giddiness … like I said, I have zip, lol!

My official 50 year-old pics (don’t know what it is, it’s not that I’m unhappy with the pics, I’m not – just can seem to get the lighting to co-operate, and I’m not happy about that, despite my efforts trying to correct it) … and don’t give me grief I’m not quite there yet, it’s MY blog … indulge me … lemme enjoy each and every day getting there … one more month baby, one month!!

… as for my present: (come back strong with) 50 belly dancers … can’t stop addicted to the shindig …

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rockin’ my cutoffs!!

… nobody even says cutoffs anymore … sup with that? Maybe people don’t bother to cut their jeans to make them? I know I do, anything I can to stretch/salvage some denim, you bet!! And, see I do smile, lol … hey, check out my red Calvin Klein socks matching my PF Flyers¬†Number 5 … rockin’ that shit too … how old am I eh, lol?!

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end of the week, end of the month, celebratory shenanigans!!

… I needed this! And now home and going through my shitty, dark iPhone pics, using my Aviary app to make shitty, illuminated iPhone pics realize I’m almost one hour into June! A few pics … that’s my half eaten bison burger and frites! G’night, and God bless!!

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