Category Stealth Fitness

The Serious Value of Silliness

Lessons from my inner five-year-old You may have noticed that the world is kind of a mess lately. Lately, as in the past five years, or the past 30, or the past 500. Climate change, pandemic, the disastrous end of a…

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Standing Firm

Taking steps is easy, standing still is hard. So goes a portion of the lyrics of Regina Spektor’s haunting theme song “You’ve Got Time” from the Netflix original series, Orange is the New Black. I’m not in prison, I’m in…

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The Hazards of Springing Forward

Did you, like me, wake up this morning as grouchy as a bear after hibernation? And just as hungry? Except that unlike the bear, you probably don’t feel rested. Maybe you’re feeling a bit dazed, perhaps a little clumsy. It’s possible your…

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For Writers: Exercise In Your Genre

“Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.” —  Ernest Hemingway Hemingway made it a habit to stand while writing. So did Charles Dickens,  Virginia Woolf, Soren Kierkegaard, and Stan Lee. It…

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Fitting In

As spring swells toward summer, seems like a good time to revisit a previous post. Happy to say I’m still at it! Getting in shape, staying in shape . . . you’d think we’d have it all figured out by…

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