Monthly Archives: April 2014

Home Rehab Training Program

“Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.” – Sydney J. Harris I ran for the fourth time in four months today, which was also … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Marathon, Running | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments


So many readers enjoyed the African proverb on Best of the Art of Running, that I thought I’d share a quote from a blog post by Cristian Mihai, one of the writers I recommended in A Little Help From My Friends.

Posted in Running | 4 Comments

Best of the Art of Running – Post #200

“There’s an African proverb: “When death finds you, may it find you alive.” Alive means living your own damn life, not the life that your parents wanted, or the life some cultural group or political party wanted, but the life that … Continue reading

Posted in Art of Running, Running | Tagged , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Healthy Lungs

“All men think all men mortal but themselves.” – Edward Young Emily Walsh, Community Outreach Director for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance, contacted me after she came across Rite2Run and asked if I’d be willing to help spread the word about a … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Running | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments

Back on My Feet

“When it comes time to die, make sure all you got to do is die.” – Jim Elliot Back on My Feet has dual meaning–my running team in Philadelphia and my return to the trails after a nagging hip injury. … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Running | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Art of Running, Part XVI – Manayunk

“When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments: tenderness for what his is, and respect for what he may become.” – Louis Pasteur Run, Cycle or Walk—The Best Way to Discover New Places was a tribute to … Continue reading

Posted in Art of Running, Running, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Wellness Series – New Venture for 2014

My most recent venture is a family affair, a collaboration with my daughter Colleen on a wellness series for Saint Anthony Messenger that began in January with an article titled The Skinny on Wellness. There will be a new wellness topic in the … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Health, Running, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments