Monthly Archives: October 2012

Running from Sandy

“If people think that nature is their friend, then they sure don’t need and enemy.” – Kurt Vonnegut My entire life I would be in serious training mode with three weeks remaining before a marathon, but this year with the … Continue reading

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Second Chance at a Final Marathon

“Bless your uneasiness as a sign that there is still life in you.” – Dag Hammarskjold What if your next marathon was your last? What would you do differently? The first time the thought of my final marathon hit me … Continue reading

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Bipolar Knees

“Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that happen to a man.” – Leon Trotsky Don’t bother to look it up, you won’t find Bipolar Knees in Wikipedia or any medical dictionary. You will find a definition … Continue reading

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The Art of Running, Part II – Forever Young

“I am an artist at living, and my work of art is my life.” Suzuki, Japanese philosopher “Running is the runner’s work of art.” – George Sheehan, running guru   It’s no secret that I’ve been at this running thing … Continue reading

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Ultramarathoner’s Five Secrets of Toughness Works for Marathoners Too

“The best running advice I ever got was from a five-year-old.” – jmb Jeff Wise, New York-based science writer and author of Extreme Fear: The Science of Your Mind in Danger, shares five secrets of toughness he uncovered in his research … Continue reading

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The Rhythm of Running – The Rhythm of Ideas

Prolific British author Ian McEwan must be following my blog. I happened upon a McEwan video in which he talks about the process he uses to conceive ideas and get inspiration for his many novels. The fascinating thing about his process is … Continue reading

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