Book Review: Chicken Soup for the Soul, Runners

101 inspirational stories of energy, endurance, and endorphins… Ron Kaiser, et al

Chicken Soup: RunnersI’ve run short stories from Ron before, and he’s also been published before in the Chicken Soup series. The Soup book on runners I thought would be fairly prosaic, ho hum stuff. I mean, it’s just running, right? Who wants to think about all the boring minutes on the road while worrying about knee damage? What’s the inspiration? Where’s the human interest? Well, you’d be surprised. A lot of the stories are from women who have used the rigors of running to free themselves from depression or household routine or the desire to pop a Twinkie. Yet the common theme for men and women is a certain spiritual connection they find in the experience of running, in the streets or, better, through nature. — bw Continue reading

Human Interest: Field Trip Fiasco

Chicken Soup for the Soul, Teacher Tales [1]
by Ron Kaiser

Every day may not be good,
but there’s something good in every day.
~ Author Unknown

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