many things make a post

And some shameless promo: a word or two about the summer and running and giant roosters over at Another Mother Runner.

qotd, on discomfort

"Another cornerstone — when you think you are running hard, run harder. Try to keep running harder for longer than you think you can, bringing your body and your mind closer to the edge, that moment when the ritual becomes the revelation. Running, he knows, is filled with truths that can be found only when we learn to be comfortable with discomfort, to go to the place we fear more than any other — and stay there, without fear."

-- from Matthew Futterman's book about running guru Bob Larsen, as quoted in the NYT