Monthly Archives: March 2016


A not uncommon conversation for me over the years:  What are you going to do with your journals when you die, or before you die?  What instructions will you leave for whether or not they can be read, by whom, … Continue reading

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Extreme Running, Extraordinary Man

On Sunday I ran the NYC Half Marathon.  I was delighted with my finish — 1:57:46, more than four minutes to spare to make my goal of 2:02, because that’s the time I needed to qualify to run again next … Continue reading

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The Question

    The Question Hands raised palms out. Hands clutched around a cupboard key. Hands raised in anger, trembling. Hands holding hands. Hands raised in triumph at the end of a race. Hands stirring a pot of stew. Hands raised … Continue reading

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The Power of Ten

  What is it about the years divisible by ten?  All the milestone birthdays are in increments of ten — people especially note turning 30 or 40, 50 or 60.  Money rolls out in increments of ten.  We celebrate anniversaries … Continue reading

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