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Second Day Writing, First Day Running

Second Day Writing, First Day Running

The first sentence of my autobiographical essay, Running Standing Up, was “Something about it felt good.” At least I think it is still the first sentence. So many things change in writing a book. Sometimes sentiment changes. But that sentence had been born even before...

Boston by 50

Boston by 50

The Oak Ridge Boys sing about an extraordinary ordinary day. I had one on Sunday, October 8, 2006. Keith Landis had called me the night before to invite me to watch him run his first marathon. I have been watching Keith run since 1989, sometimes from the same race, so...