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Health Perspectives

This morning I ran the Mountains to Sea Trail (MST) from Licklog Gap to Grassy Ridge Mine (off the Blue Ridge Parkway between mile markers 446…

“If there is magic on this planet,” said the scientist Loren Eiseley, “it is contained in water.”

My earliest memory of coffee is watching my father drink it early on cold Minnesota mornings. I saw steam rising from his hot cup as he read t…

On all my runs at Lake Junaluska I see walkers. When I run at a regular time of day, be that 5 or 6 a.m. or 8:30 a.m., I recognize the consist…

“The gods punish us in two ways,” Oscar Wilde wrote, “first, they don’t give us what we want, then they do.”