Monthly Archives: May 2014

Glimmer in the Eye

“The eyes are the channel of the spirit.” – jb “After traveling three thousand miles from home and climbing to almost seven thousand feet elevation, I finally figured it out. Every time I encountered someone with that distinctive “glimmer” in … Continue reading

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What Is It About Snobbery?

“Snobbishness is the desire for what divides men and the inability to value what unites them.” – Hugh Kingsmill Running Snobbery, posted in February 2013, was viewed more than any of the 206 posts I’ve written over the past three … Continue reading

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Art of Running, Part XVII – Dream

“For the artist, sacrifice and hardship are part of the process.” – Patti Smith Run Like a Child Let it Flow Like There is No Tomorrow  

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“Arguing whether or not a God exists is like fleas arguing whether or not the dog exists. Arguing over the correct name of God is like fleas arguing over the name of the dog. And arguing over whose notion of … Continue reading

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How to run faster & increase pace

One of the great things about blogging is that you meet people you wouldn’t otherwise cross paths with and get new and fresh perspectives about running and life. Jinxy Jen is my most recent follower and after I checked out … Continue reading

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Beyond Twenty-four Years

He asked, ” What makes a man a writer?” ” Well,” I said, “it’s simple. You either get it down on paper, or jump off a bridge.” – Charles Bukowski The epilogue of Twenty-four Years to Boston concludes: “I found … Continue reading

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