Still Quite High On Life

I'm high a lot of the time.  Not with the aid of drugs, but on the quartet of "happy chemicals" that flow naturally in all of us: Dopamine, Serotonin, Oxytocin, and Endorphins.  My favorites are the elusive endorphins, which aren't all that easy to get, but have the best payoff by far. Last night I … Continue reading Still Quite High On Life

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Not Quite Ready To Quit

Immediately upon the first few strides on the Tartan track, impulses come flooding in, the dominant signals emanating from the right knee joint.  There's a deep pain, but the damage inflicted today will be likely be minimal.  Ironically, as the pace increases, the strike angle at the knee joint shifts to a less-worn area, causing … Continue reading Not Quite Ready To Quit

I Was A Runner too, Little Dog

Running through the parking lot I thought to myself, "I can't believe this is happening again!"  A frantic scene, some people watching and most likely wondering how some dog owners can be so irresponsible.  I am flying through the parking lot at full speed, hoping to corral, or at least wear down our newest little … Continue reading I Was A Runner too, Little Dog