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Run To Me Part 1

When, earlier this year, Posie started training for her first Marathon – which she will be running on Sunday in New York City – she did so with a portable...
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The Friday Nature Review

1) WORMS IN THE WINE If you were one of those who got all squeamish reading about the tent caterpillars ravaging our neighborhoods this early summer (here and here), you...
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Summer’s Gone: Notes From a Damp Holiday Weekend

Driving upstate on a holiday Friday morning with friends from Brooklyn, wondering: Where is all the traffic? (Answer: It’s decided to stay home and avoid the hurricane rains.) Stopping for...
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Alive and Kicking

…Streams of subconsciousness at the end of a sizzling week… Don’t ever say you feel like you’re dying unless you mean it… Sunday morning I endured the hardest race of...
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Sunday Is D-Day

This Sunday July 30, I’ll hopefully get to fulfill the second of my three sporting goals of the year, by competing in the Escarpment Trail Run. That’s the 18.6 miles/30...
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The Weekend Top 40

1. The woman – let’s call her Nona Hendrix – who gave me such a pleasant interview for my book in New York City on Friday. Sadly we had to...
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Many Mountains To Cross

(This post goes out to my iPod shuffle, which set me off on the below run with ‘The Combine’ by The Jam, ‘Many Rivers To Cross’ by Jimmy Cliff and...
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Truth and Consequences

“There was a moment in that night (twelve hours of trudging through single digit cold across nearly twenty miles of energy sapping snow and ice), a fulcrum point, when we...
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