“For me, the challenge of middle age was not to stand still.”  Jon Katz Recently, I have been bombarded with running decisions.  I’m still a newbie in this game.  It’s really only been a year that I have become a more “serious” runner who has actively decided to invest more time in my running, mix […]


“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. […]

Cousin Binge Revisits

It happened.  I had a little food binge.  It started at age 12, when I went to my parents’ bedroom, closed the door, and declared I had something very important to tell them:  I was going on a diet the next day, so they shouldn’t make me eat.  I expected them to meet the announcement […]