Category Archives: Fitness

The Magic Of Running In The Rain

My stepmother had a saying, Modern Philosophers, about how only a fool isn’t smart enough to come in out of the rain. So perhaps it’s my stepmother’s fault that I  enjoy running in the rain.  After all, I was too … Continue reading

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Will We Ever Outrun The Calories?

I’m long overdue for a running post, Modern Philosophers. I don’t want you to think that my lack of writing about running means that I’ve given up on the dreaded activity. That’s never going to happen.  My memories of fat … Continue reading

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Do I Run To Lose Myself?

While I was on my morning run, this Deep Thought bounced around in my brain, Modern Philosophers: Do I run to lose myself? I’ve heard of people taking up an activity to help them find themselves, but is it possible … Continue reading

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Back Among The Living

I do not make a secret of the fact that I am an introvert, Modern Philosophers. I prefer to lock myself away from the world by choice, not because some renegade germs tell me I cannot frolic with the masses. … Continue reading

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Chasing After Santa’s Sleigh

Merry Christmas, Modern Philosophers! Christmas began in the traditional way at The House on the Hill.  I ran down the stairs in search of presents, but there weren’t any. It’s not like I expected anything to be waiting for me … Continue reading

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Baby, It’s Ridiculously Cold Outside!

The good news, Modern Philosophers, is that I have taken great strides in overcoming my paralyzing fear of driving in the snow. The RAV4 has made traveling the winter roads of Maine a much less anxious endeavor, and that has … Continue reading

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Is Snow Miser My Personal Trainer?

I’m always having weird thoughts, Modern Philosophers, but the one I had this morning was particularly odd… What if Snow Miser is my personal trainer? As you know, Snow Miser and I do not have the most pleasant relationship. In … Continue reading

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