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Why I Run: Brenna Kate’s Story

People ask me why I run. Especially since I started doing half marathons. After all, they reason, who in her right mind would choose to run 13.1 miles straight? My answer is simple. I run because I can. I started running because my doc said in 2003 it would help […]


Quick to Listen 28

I love me my twitter and Facebook. I like being able to reconnect with old friends and to forge new and very real relationships with fascinating people. I have met and had enlightening dialogue with runners, Christians, Atheists, lovers, fighters, readers, writers, thinkers, talkers. I have been prompted to laugh […]


If is the Word 20

She stands on the scale, holding her breath, dressed down to her skin, praying every litany she can recall. She ticks off the calories, the number of stairs she climbed, the dozens of brownies and cakes and pizzas she’s rejected in favor of carrot sticks and another grilled chicken breast. […]


A Week in the Life

Sometime during advent, my friend Kristin ran a post of instagram photos describing a particular aspect of advent. I don’t recall the exact theme, but I do recall the photos. In one, we saw a dark alley hung with Christmas lights, and a dumpster in the foreground. The image was […]