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What Inspires Me by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running “You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another lan ... Read on »
Too Much Stuff by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes." ~ Henry David Thoreau   Warning: This is NOT really a running p ... Read on »
What's A Day? by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson   New Years Eve...New Years Day...A New Year. What does it matter? ... Read on »
Out On A Limb by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson On November 23rd m ... Read on »
Are We There Yet?: My First 50 Miler by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running  “If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” ~ T.S. Eliot What do you do after you do something you never thought you could do?... ... Read on »
Why We Love Our 26.2 Stickers by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbr ... Read on »
The Solitude of the Solo Runner by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running “The long-distance run of an early morning makes me think that every run like this is a life - a little life, I know - but a life as full of misery and happiness and thi ... Read on »
Your Theory Is Crazy, But It's Not Crazy Enough To Be True. by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question which divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct. My own feeling is that it ... Read on »
Running and Cheating by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running  "A lie dies not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire and intention, by false speaking, to deceive and injure your neighbour." ~ Jonathan Swift Re ... Read on »
Blog Hopping...And Hoping: And A Little About Me by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running “I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.”  ~ Anne Frank It's been a Loooong summer at my house and besides running, wor ... Read on »
Courage: An Active Virtue by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor." ~Aristotle “A man with outward courage dares to di ... Read on »
Why I'm Not a 'Real' Running Mom by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running  “I’m probably just as good a mother as the next repressed, obsessive-compulsive paranoiac."  ~ Anne Lamott The 'Running Mom' movement has really, really, gained momentum ... Read on »
A Father's Advice by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running “I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.”  ... Read on »
Being Present by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present." ~ Eckhart Tolle Time passes. Things ha ... Read on »
It's Better To Try and Fail, Than Never To Try At All by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running “I don't sing because I'm happy. I'm happy because I sing.”  ~ William James Today I volunteered in my daughter's first grade classroom as I have every Tuesday this ... Read on »
What I think About When I'm Not Running by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "Running! If there's any activity happier, more exhilarating, more nourishing to the imagination, I can't think what it might be. In running, the mind flies with the body; ... Read on »
Sometimes What happens Is What We Make Happen by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running “We all know we're going to die; what's important is the kind of men and women we are in the face of this.”~ Anne Lamott When we are tested, physically, mentally, s ... Read on »
Making Myself An Example by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Initiative is doing the right thing without being told. Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/the_right_thing.html#A60QVClyOu4DPYtT.99  “If you ... Read on »
At Long Last...Boston Marathon 2014 by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running  “Our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.”~ Samuel Johnson So, since running the Boston Marathon, some WEEKS ago (...hmmm, how many ... Read on »
One Year Later: A Different Kind of Closure Sought by Chronic Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running   “We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.” ~ T.S. E ... Read on »