N is for Never Enough Self-Help

N is for Never Enough Self-Help

Anyone who knows me knows I’m a self-help book junkie.  I started reading how-to, self-help, and informative non-fiction books when I was about twelve. The seventh grade was hard for me, as it is for almost everyone, for all the normal reasons. Did I fit in?...
M is for Memory

M is for Memory

I’ve written a lot over the years about running at the back of the pack in actual races, but I’ve rarely written about being a late bloomer—or a re-bloomer—in real life. As we round the corner into this Christmas season, I’m calling up, as I do every year, the memory...
L is for Love

L is for Love

She came into my life at a happy time. We called her Fuji-san, like the mountain, because her personality was big. And I brought her into the family to round out my little brood of furry creatures already consisting of Bronte the fluffy cat and Jane the pug.  I’d...
Guest Post: Running and Friends by Barbara Clarke

Guest Post: Running and Friends by Barbara Clarke

In a guest post below, my writer friend, Barbara Clarke, recounts the beginning of her running career. One of the best things that can come out of our efforts to keep ourselves out on the trail is our relationships with other runners. Do you run alone? Consider...
I Run Because I Can by Kristi Lyn Reddy

I Run Because I Can by Kristi Lyn Reddy

This guest blog is written by Kristi Lyn Reddy. Kristi Lyn is one of my clients in The Narrative Project, a business I run helping writers get their books done. In a coaching session, I discovered she was a runner, and subsequently, we’ve had the chance to run a...

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