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


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