Monthly Archives: April 2013


Two years ago, I had a New Year’s resolution to write about having cancer for publication. I’ve tried my hand and memoir-type writing, and it turns out that I kind of suck at it. It’s really hard. I’m not trained … Continue reading

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I’ve been, like the country, preoccupied with the events of Boston all week. I’m joining runners from across the country tonight–local running stores are hosting group runs in support of the people of Boston. It will be my second post-Boston … Continue reading

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My friend Erin just posted on fb that RUNNING HAS SAVED ME. Yes. Yes. I have been weeping on and off since I heard the news about Boston this afternoon. I was coming back from a really professionally wonderful meeting, … Continue reading

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Reached!  The goal for Saturday’s (and the half before that last May, and the one before that in Sept. of 2011) half marathon was 2 hours. I was nervous that in the stinging snow pellets, 20 mph winds, and squishy … Continue reading

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On Sunday, I was giving sweet Trudy a bubble bath, and she had a scratch running down her belly–likely from my own ring. I asked her what happened. Her reply? As she pointed to my (clothed) belly, “I have a … Continue reading

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both and all over the map

I’m supposed to be grading papers. Story of my life, I tell you. But, what one does not feel like doing after a day of searching for, reading, printing, not finding/not having access to, getting frustrated about, etc etc articles … Continue reading

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