Monthly Archives: August 2015


A good, creative runner can always find an excuse not to train – this weather is too hot, this weather is too cold, my friend Goldilocks has been eaten by bears – but the excuses I’ve encountered these last few … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

Keats and Eliot may get some readers’ hearts a flutter, but my favorite poet has always been the brilliant children’s lyricist Jack Prelutsky. Classic ’90s verse Something Big Has Been Here holds a special place, but the poem that really … Continue reading

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One Step Behind

Joni Mitchel says you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone. Passenger says you only miss the sun when it starts to snow. I say you don’t realize how many gosh-darn flights of stairs you walk a day until … Continue reading

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