Monthly Archives: October 2013

Six Miles of Truth

I follow a handful of blogs, not all running–there are cycling, hiking, writing, vegetarian, photography, poetry, and what I can only describe as fringe. One blog I follow is Outsider Reading written by a professor of American Literature and a Walt … Continue reading

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Balancing Simplicity

“Running! If there’s any activity happier, more exhilarating, more nourishing to the imagination, I can’t think of what it might be. In running the mind flees with the body, the mysterious efflorescence of language seems to pulse in the brain, … Continue reading

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Back From the Wilderness

“If you understand, things are just as they are. If you do not understand, things are just as they are. – Zen saying After fifty-nine years, I suddenly have this new identity—author. Nothing has really changed. I still grind my own … Continue reading

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