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Kristen R: Community – Weekly Photo Challenge & December Reflections No. 5

When I saw the topic for the weekly photo challenge, I immediately thought back to the post I wrote after the Boston Marathon bombing. I was proud of that a piece. Proud to  tap into my feelings after such a … Continue reading

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Claire: Health and Happy Lights

Writing Prompt courtesy of Weekly Writing Challenge: Fit to Write It’s fitting that I found this challenge today as I am the proud new owner of a HappyLight. A HappyLight, for those of you who are in the dark, is … Continue reading

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Claire: Writing as Practice

This challenge has my name all over it. Not only am I a Natalie Goldberg fan, it was introduced with a running simile (so how could I not do it?): “As a runner puts in time on the road to … Continue reading

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KHP – Interesting Timing

It is late on Monday night and I am finally hunkering down to write my post for tomorrow.  I had a great day but it was a long one.  I had my regular busy teaching day and then I headed … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Running and the best laid plans

The week began with it all laid out in front of me — and you, as well. I was pushing for about 20 miles, but mostly focused on getting in a long run yesterday — Saturday. I had planned to … Continue reading

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KHP – ADD Versus Restorative Yoga

Warning! This was written as my head was randomly and uncontrollably nodding off into brief moments of slumber.  Ding! Ding! Are you hearing the fight bells? If not, you should let me explain.  Let’s go back and set the stage. … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Parenting, happiness and (one reason) why I run

Earlier this week, I heard this snippet on NPR that discussed whether having children really makes people happier. It startled me. At first listen, they made the argument that people with children were less happy than those without — and … Continue reading

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