Monthly Archives: February 2013

Running Snobbery – Some Perspective

“Snobbishness is the desire for what divides men and the inability to value what unites them.” – Hugh Kingsmill There exist in large organizations, whether in business, government or the local Little League, a phenomenon where a small cadre of … Continue reading

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The Art of Running, Part VIII – Love

“A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.” – Kurt Vonnegut “Any time not spent on love is wasted.” Torquato Tasso “The more one judges, the less one … Continue reading

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The Art of Running, Part VII – Poetry In Motion

“My fans think I got well, but I didn’t: I just became a poet.” – Anne Sexton American poet and Pulitzer Prize winner Ann Sexton suffered debilitating mental illness her entire life. She was in and out of mental institutions … Continue reading

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Running for Serenity – Now!

“Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and … Continue reading

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Don’t Sweat It

“Hey, carefull, man, there’s a beverage here!” – The Dude It took a long time to shed my runner’s guilt—years, decades—but I finally did. Actually, I think I outlived it. For those who are not familiar with runner’s guilt, it … Continue reading

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