What I've been reading: talented friends, memoir, and social media

I'm a runner. I started running when I was fifteen and except for a recurring back injury, I haven't stopped since. So my friend Jane Campbell's essay at Hazlitt on running, pain, and persevering when you just want to end it (spoilers: it's about more than just running) was a breathtakingly awesome read. Meanwhile, over …

Just finish

So, I ran a 15K race this past Sunday. I almost didn't. My ankle has been bothering me for a while (that's a story for another time, though, and it would be a boring one anyway). For the past few months the most that I've run at one go has been 10K, and that's been …