As a writer it’s a rare and unexpected delight to encounter a book you identify so completely with or admire so much that you wish you had written it. The wickedly funny How Animals Have Sex is one such book for me. Carl Safina’s gorgeous The View from Lazy Point is another. Annie Dillard’s Pilgrim […]
After running Bridge the Gap on Verona Island this morning, I came home to take the dogs for a walk (great for recovery after a 10 mile race). I noticed the faintest shadows of my ski tracks from this winter, ghostly imprints fading fast as the snow melts away. They made me sad for a […]
The messages and calls started coming before I had even heard the news. “Is Sarah Ok? Was she in Boston? I know she runs marathons…” Even though I hadn’t run a marathon in years, the achievement sticks in the minds of friends and family, and plants the seed of possibility that maybe, just maybe I […]
The funny thing about spring trail running…You spend all winter running in the cold, wishing it was warmer. Now, here in early spring, I make a point to get out early while it is still cold, before the trails unfreeze and soften up too much. Ironic.