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WRITING vs RUNNING

This past Sunday I participated in a Rock-n-Roll Half Marathon Race. I’ve run full marathons (26.2 miles) before, but this time I was running the half (only 13.1 miles). Since I’ve been training for speed in my runs, the shorter … Continue reading

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I’m a Writer – No Other Label Needed!

I started my professional career as a pharmacist: a graduate pharmacist first, then a registered one, and then a clinical one. Those labels defined not only who I was, but it described in a single word what I had achieved. … Continue reading

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WRITING vs RUNNING

While on an eight-mile run yesterday, I was thinking about how I learned the skills for my two favorite passions: writing and running.  I didn’t wake up one morning able to run a marathon or know exactly how to create a … Continue reading

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I’m a Writer – But Am I “Aspiring”?

Oh, those labels we love to dole out, both upon ourselves and to other people.  And it’s not only in the publishing industry that we see this.  It happens all around us.  I started life as the “little brother” to … Continue reading

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