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10 Life Lessons From 10 Years of Running

“If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.” –Buddhist Saying Ten years ago, this month, I took a big step forward. I started running. Not fast. Not competitive. Just for my health. … Continue reading

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I Did Not Finish

Dedicated to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, and anyone who was taken out of life’s race too soon. I took a run today; The day warmish, time I cherish; Birds circling, a stream gurgling; But I did not … Continue reading

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The Windshield Has Two Sides

“Listening to both sides of a story will convince you that there is more to a story than both sides.” — Frank Tyger Yesterday, a friend wrote on her Facebook page that she nearly hit a runner who was running … Continue reading

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The Habit Of Running

“We run away all the time to avoid coming face to face with ourselves.” — Author Unknown There are two habits of running, running for exercise running away from your problems No matter which way you run, you’ll become very … Continue reading

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Green Running

“Don’t blow it – good planets are hard to find.” — Quoted in Time Inspired by this news report out of Des Moines, I became a Green Runner today. Fifteen hundred miles away from Iowa, in Tigard, Oregon. Running has been … Continue reading

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Charity Miles

“Ask yourself: ‘Can I give more?’. The answer is usually: ‘Yes’.” -Paul Tergat, Kenyan professional marathoner I ran across something better today. Actually, I walked across it. An article on good.is led me to an application for my Android phone … Continue reading

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We Are As Happy As We Want To Be

“Pessimist:  One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.” –Oscar Wilde I took a run in the rain the other day. There are two ways to describe it. It was a downpour. My new running gear … Continue reading

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