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Morning Reading Nov. 25.

I confess, dear reader, that the title does leave much to be desired, doesn’t it. Don’t worry, I’m working on that. These morning posts may only have have the date in the title for now, but I’m working on something creative and puny to give y’all a glimpse of what’s inside from day to day. 208 more words

Misc Musings!!!


I no longer have to tie the laces on my running shoes because I use Speedlaces instead of conventional shoe laces.   I’ve been using Speedlaces for several months.  185 more words


Morning Reading Nov. 24: Ghosts and Going Barefoot

Normally, when I get to the poetry in my morning readings, I start with the final poem of the day before. This gives me another chance to digest it, in case I missed something or was too overwhelmed by the beauty of its ideas. 326 more words

Misc Musings!!!

Pacing Passion ........

Women are better at it. They find a rhythm and can maintain it. They are conservative at the start but grow into it, they warm up, lose their inhibitions and push on. 778 more words

Marathon Physio

Antelopes and Shin Splints: Thoughts on Born to Run 

My dad has been telling me to read his favorite running book, Born to Run, for years. But his book suggestions, while interesting, tend to be just a little bit too intellectual and dense for my desire for easy, fast reads. 607 more words


That Little Bit of Extra

It’s on South Street in Philadelphia early on in the fifth mile of the half-marathon when I am tempted to shout, “This street is like butter!” What I mean is that the pavement is almost deliciously smooth to the bare soles of my feet. 1,616 more words

Memories of my distant caveman ancestors triggered through running in bare feet

For the past 6 months I have been barefoot 90% of time. I wear socks and shoes only when I have to. A remarkable thing has happened during this time. 98 more words