Emotion Panel

“Running, I am the person I want to be when I am standing still.”  Dimity McDowell When all this started, if you had told me that I would write a blog post about a kids movie, I would never have believed you.  [If you had told me I would write a blog post based on […]


“In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.”  Edward Bulwer-Lytton. For it’s August cover, Women’s Running Magazine is featuring Erica Schenk, a “plus-size” or “curvy” girl runner, and since releasing their cover, the women’s running community has been all a buzz.  Every woman runner, and some men, seem to be talking about her. […]


“The cure for anything is saltwater:  sweat, tears, or the sea.”  Isak Dinesen. I had a birthday last week.  Forty-two.  Turning 40 was very fun and exciting.  All this “forty is fabulous” or is the new 30 (or the new 20) or the new black, and friends and family making a big deal and planning […]

Mile Shortage

“.2 is about completion… .2 is about mastering pain…  .2 is about commitment.  .2 is about growth.  .2 is about experience.  .2 is about life.  If you have experienced .2, then you will never be the kind of person who does something ‘almost’ or ‘half-assed.’ …  .2 is simultaneously the end and the beginning.  Because […]