Marathon

Brave

This post could have been dubbed "MIA," but that's already been done. I have indeed been MIA from blogging, but not from writing. Below is a personal essay I submitted to the final round of the Yeah Write Super Challenge, which, to my astonishment, earned first place....

The 13.1-Mile Sweet Spot

Running requires decisions achieved by trial and error; sort of a physically fit version of Goldilocks, if you substitute GU flavors, shoes, and running surfaces for gruel, chairs, and beds. Had Goldilocks experienced the illusions of grandeur we many runners have,...

Funkytown

I checked my email early this morning and read the Daily Post. It asked if you’re good at what you do, and what you’d like to do better. Perfect timing. The last two or three days I’ve written exactly one six-line paragraph for a synopsis I’ve been working on. And the...