The great running philosopher George Sheehan wrote in Running and Being: The Total Experience that the daily six mile run is physiological magic. And, while I agree with him, in my stage of life as a runner, I am more interested in psychological and emotional magic. Which begs the question, if six miles a day… Continue reading The Ideal Daily Run
In the opening of his seminal poem The Peace of Wild Things, Wendell Berry writes: When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests… Continue reading Running From Despair
Neymar,Palmeiras & Santos Before Neymar moved to Barcelona, he became a star at Santos. Back in 2013, when Neymar was only 21-year-old, he signed a five-year deal at the Nou Camp. Neymar was signed for Barcelona having scored 138 goals in 229 matches for Santos, a record in the post-Pele era. When it comes to… Continue reading Neymar’s locker room picture sets off Palmeiras v Santos storm
Except for the memorial service, my human and I have been the only team for my hospital therapy cat visits for a few weeks. But this week, I had two dog teams working with me at one of my regular hospitals. They were a basset hound named Blueberry and a beagle named Cally (short for… Continue reading Therapy Pet Teamwork
Chelsea v Arsenal There’s a massive Premier League match at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, as reigning champs Chelsea take on London rivals Arsenal. Last season, Arsenal beat Chelsea 3-0 at the beginning of the campaign at the Emirates Stadium, and that result proved pivotal. That’s because Antonio Conte reacted by adopting three-at-the-back for the Blues,… Continue reading Terrible news for Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil before Chelsea
Jose Mourinho rages after Stoke 2 Man United 2 You would think Jose Mourinho would be angry with Stoke’s free transfer signing ofEric Maxim Choupo-Moting. Or, the defending from the likes of Matteo Darmian and Phil Jones at Stoke, as Manchester United surrendered their 100% winning record this season. It could have been a lot… Continue reading Jose Mourinho was fuming in post Stoke 2 Man United 2 interview (video)
Manchester City will not bid more than 20m for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez in the January transfer window, according to The Sun. Pep… Click the headline to read the full story.