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I’ve been READING a little!

Been progressing along with my reading and today I was able to read for eight minutes, and then hold the book for one minute…X five! Amazing! I can almost finish a whole chapter in eight minutes! And then I get … Continue reading

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Oh, how I miss reading!

Let’s say your passion is reading. You spend your days and nights with your reading friends reading and talking about books. When you aren’t reading, you are coaching others to read. Oh, what a wonderful life! One day, the doctor … Continue reading

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Is Running Fun?

Without hesitation, my initial response to the question posed here, “Is running fun?”, would be a resounding “YES!”. But, the more profound question would be, “What is fun about running?”. ThisĀ is actually a deeply personal question, completely subjective, and thought-provoking. … Continue reading

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Who owns the roads anyway?

It’s bigger than the issue of who has the right to be on our public roads. I pay my taxes just like everyone else. It’s not just that drivers don’t think about runners and don’t see us until the last … Continue reading

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Every Race Can’t be a PR

There’s nothing sweeter than ending a race with the satisfaction that you just completed a PR. A personal record, which has trumped all previous efforts, and propelled your running status to the next level. Unfortunately, it can’t happen every time, … Continue reading

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The stretch debate

When is appropriate to stretch? Before or after activity? I wish I had a definitive answer for you, but it depends on whose philosophy to which you subscribe. Much like the barefoot debate, each side has their own story. Here’s … Continue reading

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Boston 2013

I heard 2 explosions. Someone behind me said, “That was a car bomb!” We all turned to see smoke rising between the buildings behind us. I thought to myself that this is one of those defining moments and the smartest … Continue reading

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