Monthly Archives: August 2013

Running and Family Life: Retreat and Return

The first time I read Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s famous meditation on solitude, A Gift from the Sea, I longed to do what she did, take time out from her family, retreat, and then re-integrate, calmer, breathing more deeply.  She talked … Continue reading

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The Gift of an Easy Run

This past Saturday, I decided that I was indeed training for a half-marathon for the third time in my 40s.  I ran five miles that day, and felt that deep satisfaction that goes with pushing my muscles deeper and deeper … Continue reading

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