Month: November 2011

Live Like We’re Dying

Do any human beings ever realize life while they live it?—every, every minute?    ~ Thornton Wilder Tonight, for the first time, I watched the beautiful, artistic play, Our Town, by Thornton Wilder.  I’m a new fan. I was intrigued from the start – the stark stage – the direct address to the audience – the raw naked truth about life and death in … Read More Live Like We’re Dying

Dying to Live

I watched my ponytail swinging in the long shadow running in front of me like a playful little girl. It inspired me to pick up my feet, and my form looked pretty damn good, if I do say so myself. I bundled up to brace against the wind, but the sunshine and my own body heat kept me nice and toasty warm. I had … Read More Dying to Live

Running for My Life – My First Marathon

Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it. ~ Oprah I think Oprah should have stopped at the first part of this quote.  Running is the greatest metaphor for life.  Period.  Running shows me my life on a 360-degree, gigantic rotating movie screen in full HD resolution with vibrant color.  My training runs are … Read More Running for My Life – My First Marathon

Marine Corps Marathon 2011

I did it!