First Time Marathoners

I have been reading various articles about research done by Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a Cornell University psychology professor, on the pursuit of happiness.  These articles caught my attention because, after nearly 20 years of research, Dr. Gilovich has come to the same conclusion that I have.  If you want to be happy, buy experiences, not … Continue reading First Time Marathoners

Along Comes Mary

I have a friend, Mary, who I met through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training (TNT) back in 2008.  Mary is someone that everyone likes.  She is intelligent, witty, and what I would call “a good person”.  I don’t think there is a mean bone in her body.  More importantly, I think Mary … Continue reading Along Comes Mary

Happy Anniversary, Funatical Runner!

Today is National Running Day and the anniversary of the debut of the Funatical Runner.  It is hard to believe that a year has past since I started this blog.   In my first blog post I wrote about Harriette Thompson who had just run the fastest marathon for women over the age 90 - … Continue reading Happy Anniversary, Funatical Runner!