Monthly Archives: November 2013

Philadelphia Story – Don’t Judge This Book By It’s Cover

“It’s better to be looked over than overlooked.” – Mea West Everything we do in life is a learning experience, good or bad, successful or unsuccessful. Read the lives of great men and women who have contributed art, science or … Continue reading

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Leftovers – 2013

“If you understand, things are just as the are. If you do not understand, things are just as they are. – Zen saying Thanksgiving is a tradition first celebrated by the Pilgrims and a tribe of Wampanoag Indians in 1621. It … Continue reading

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The Art of Running, Part XIV – Poetry in Motion

“I don’t think people read poetry because they’re interested in the poet. I think they’re read poetry because they’re interested in themselves.” – Billy Collins I remember reading Running & Being on the beach about fifteen years ago and the light … Continue reading

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Unplanned Endings Can Be The Most Satisfying

“Youth has to do with spirit, not age.” – Henry Miller Since I began writing fiction a few years ago, I’ve been surprised by the ending of some of my stories. There have been times I was on a clear … Continue reading

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14 @ 59

When you ran your first marathon during the Reagan Administration there is a tendency to lose track of many of the races in between. The medals are stuffed in a carton inside a closet somewhere in the house you moved … Continue reading

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Running Expo – From The Other Side

I’ve been to a lot of expos over the years, mostly as a runner, but also as a volunteer handing out bibs, directing visitors, and generally milling around. Yesterday was my first time as an exhibitor, or should I say, … Continue reading

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Maiden Voyage Into Book Promotion

“The first step is awkward, followed by a progressively satisfying journey that last a lifetime.” – jmb If there was an award, Most Inept Social Media Marketing by an Author, I would easily win (related topics: Worlds Worst Running Blogger and … Continue reading

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