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Crossing state lines, one awesome word at a time

EN ROUTE TO LANSING, Mich. — Long road trips provide a wealth of wordplay, if you know where to look. Especially if you pay attention to highway overpasses and see classic street names like Fangboner Road (east of Toledo, Ohio). … Continue reading

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Finding my way 500 miles from home — one step at a time

LANSING, Mich. — This morning’s mission in unfamiliar territory 500 miles from home: fit in a 10-mile run without getting hopelessly lost. I don’t own a smart phone or a Garmin. I don’t believe in Map My Run. I have … Continue reading

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