The Maine
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Rough and Tough: Ralph

painting & lifting by Lily Hamill Ralph. 2015. Acrylic on wood panel. 8 x 8inches. Besides running one of Midcoast Maine’s epicenters of fitness Lily Hamill paints dog portraits by commission. She’s “ruff” and tough.

Gus

painting & lifting by Lily Hamill Gus, 12″ x 12″ acrylic on wood panel  Besides running one of Midcoast Maine’s epicenters of fitness Lily Hamill paints dog portraits by commission. She’s “ruff” and tough.

Beacon

painting & lifting by Lily Hamill Beacon, 12″ x 12″ acrylic on wood panel  Besides running one of Midcoast Maine’s epicenters of fitness Lily Hamill paints dog portraits by commission. She’s “ruff” and tough. Multitasking: mobility for me, snuggles for them.  

Empress Of The Innertube

ironmantra by Shannon Thompson Somehow, with all the miles I’ve put on in the last 7 years, I’ve only had one flat tire, and at the time I was only a mile away from my destination so I hitched a ride back and let some guy deal with it. See, as independent as I am, I […]

The Long Run

ironmantra by Shannon Thompson This is the big weekend, long bike Saturday followed by long run Sunday. I have a rigorous week to come, but then my taper starts. All the hay is in the barn, as they say. Oh shit, I say. This is as good as I’m going to get. I will have to […]

An Independence Day Parade Sandwich

iron mantra by Shannon Thompson Three weeks to race day, my last long ride. With my late start on training, I’ve been building volume unusually quickly, paying extra attention to my body and crossing fingers and toes that I don’t get injured. Coach Scott had me scheduled for a 5-hour ride, but I felt I needed […]

112 Miles, Bangor & Back

ironmantra by Shannon Thompson Bike ride to Bangor @scsmaine #paulbunyan #feltbicycles #longride #ironmantraining #sidecountrysports

Moxie

painting & lifting by Lily Hamill Moxie, 12″ x 12″ acrylic on wood panel  Besides running one of Midcoast Maine’s epicenters of fitness Lily Hamill paints dog portraits by commission. She’s “ruff” and tough. #oneoftheseisnotliketheother #‎dogsofcrossfit #‎pupsandprs

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