Monthly Archives: November 2014

Art of Running – Part XIX – Urban Dweller

“Every child is born an artist. The problems begin when they grow up.” – Picasso I’m a native Philadelphian—hung out on street corners, grew up working the Delaware River waterfront, a passionate Eagles, Flyers, Sixers and Phillies fan. With age … Continue reading

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Leftovers III


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Art of Running – Part XVIII – The Rural Run

“To live permanently away from the country is a form of slow death.” – Esther Meynell All seventeen entries in the Art of Running series I launched last year have been taken during urban runs through city streets. The irony is, though I am … Continue reading

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Maintaining Your Edge

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ― Ernest Hemingway Goals worth pursuing often seem daunting. Take a degree or an apprenticeship for example. Focusing on the diploma or certification can make a goal … Continue reading

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Real-Life Forrest Gump

Originally posted on Kindness Blog:
14 years ago, Steve Fugate took it upon himself to walk across America, as therapy after losing his son. Through his extraordinary journey, he hoped to spread just one simple message – ‘Love Life’. It’s…

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eBook – A Different Kind of Running Memoir

“Writing novels, to me, is basically a kind of manual labor. Writing itself is mental labor, but finishing an entire book is closer to manual labor.” – Haruki Murakami Cover design by Sean Montgomery After one year in print Twenty-four … Continue reading

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Be Kind, Be Kind, Be Kind, Be Kind

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. “ – Ian Maclaren Since I first read the “Be Kind” quote in Billy’s obituary, the ‘Be Kind’ theme seems to pop up in the most unlikely places. Today I came … Continue reading

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