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Running on Heart, Saved by Grace

The changing of the seasons is chasing me down this morning as I breathe in the cool air and run my first mile in near darkness.  It’s so quiet and still in the neighborhood, and I can actually hear my … Continue reading

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The Faces of Blessed Boston

I can feel my heart beating out of my chest and I’m quite sure my silent giggle won’t remain inside me for long.  Oh, this must be the best life ever.  I am giddy as I feel the gentle sea-level … Continue reading

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For the Love of Running

It’s Thursday.  Speed day according to my tried-and-true Hal Higdon training schedule ever-present on my refrigerator.  I consider myself a purist when it comes to training – non-technical and simple.  I love the feeling of crossing off the day’s training … Continue reading

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Running Skirt Reboot

Marketing.  It’s what I’m supposed to be good at.  I’ve studied it, made a pretty decent career out of it, and really enjoy it.  So why am I so terrible at putting it into practice with my own endeavors?  I … Continue reading

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Running Away from the Violence [Part 3]

[Maybe I shouldn’t have run.]  That’s the thought that keeps rudely interrupting every thought I’ve had since the bombings at the Boston Marathon.  When I started writing this series, I never expected that part three would be such a literal … Continue reading

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Running Away from the Violence [Part 2]

I’m not a psychologist or a therapist or any kind of mental health specialist — but most of you reading this probably know that. I would never presume to know how to diagnose or treat a person with mental illness … Continue reading

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Designing a PR

In my last post, I wrote about whether it’s possible to run on passion without miles of hard work backing it up.  I was asking this hypothetical question because, at the time, I was feeling woefully unprepared for the NYC … Continue reading

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The Passion Pass for NYC

I was raised to believe that hard work is the only constant.  It’s the only thing that will get you anywhere close to what you want.  I’m not sure if it was this early childhood indoctrination or simply the way … Continue reading

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