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robert-siciliano's picture
Apr.17.2014
This week (April 15) marks one year since the rampage in Boston. This Monday April 21st I am running my 3rd Boston Marathon with 38,000 other people and I'm doing it in the spirit of Gratitude and Grace for Boston Childrens Hospital charity. Many of you have already very generously...
casey-bachus's picture
Jan.29.2014
If you've read my book, you might remember me referring to my attempt at training for a half marathon. I gave up training because it was too hard, and made the comparison to taking care of my husband. I didn't know how I was going to keep up the strength because it just required more than I had....
susan-marie-schulhof's picture
Oct.03.2013
  http://susanmarieschulhof.blogspot.com/2013/10/winning-is-not-everything...
christopher-cudworth's picture
Sep.10.2013
By Christopher Cudworth She told me "Baby, when you race todayJust take along my love with youAnd if you knew how much I loved youBaby nothing could go wrong with you" --The Beach Boys Have you ever run and ride...when you are in love? Because if you have, you’ll know that love can make you...
steven-belanger's picture
Aug.10.2013
More ideas that didn't find a way into their own blog entry:   --In a country of Freedom of Speech, Rolling Stone had the right to put the Marathon Bomber on its cover.  Stores like Walgreen's and CVS have the right not to sell it.  And the consumer has the right not to buy it....
janet-ruth-heller's picture
Jul.07.2013
For the month of July, I'm participating in a poetry marathon fundraiser for Tupelo Press called The 30/30 Project. I'm writing a poem every day this month, and Tupelo Press is posting my work on its website at http://tupelopress.wordpress.com/3030-project/ There are eight other poets also...
mark-j-janssen's picture
May.04.2013
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mark-j-janssen's picture
Apr.28.2013
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chris-bohjalian's picture
Apr.28.2013
It has been almost two weeks now since the Boston Marathon ended in a nightmarish terrorist attack; it has been nine days since Boston was paralyzed by a manhunt and Watertown was a battleground. The news cycles are moving on. But among the elements of the story that will stay with me a long time...
robert-siciliano's picture
Apr.26.2013
Training for a marathon is a taxing, physical, emotional and expensive process. For me personally, that means five cortisone shots, almost a hundred physical therapy appointments and a few arguments with my wife. Why do it? Why climb a mountain? Why be a police officer? Why be an emergency room...