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Running in the Days of Self-Isolation

For so many of us, running is an outlet. For some, that means going within to find strength and courage to do things we hadn’t thought possible. For others, it means disconnecting from our workaday world to sort out and focus on various challenges that lie ahead. And then there are those for whom running simply is a way to blow off steam, feel good and experience a sense of accomplishment.

Winter is Coming


It is hard to believe that December is right around the corner especially when the temps right now feel a bit more like September than late November. But the cold weather is coming. Here are a few tips to stay motivated and upbeat even when the temperatures are low and the light is limited.

Pretty is as Pretty Does

“Pretty is as pretty does.” 

My mom used to say that all the time. It was her way of reminding me that sometimes something that looks good really isn’t. As a side note, she applied this saying to horses almost as much as to people. And I guess that’s what had me thinking about a conversation I had with an equestrian friend of mine recently.