Paddling Mississippi

Paddling Mississippi

by Ernest Herndon It’s funny, but Mississippi is not known as a canoeing-kayaking state. I say funny because unless you require whitewater thrills when you float a river, the state’s waters are a fantastic place to dip a paddle. And we do have some whitewater, by the way. The thing is, many people associate Mississippi with cotton fields, mud, mosquitoes, that sort of thing – rather like we associate Texas with cowboys Read more »
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May 13, 2013
Running the Boston Marathon: a race we’ll never forget

Running the Boston Marathon: a race we’ll never forget

By Joey Lee April 15, most people think of it as tax day, but I’ll forever remember it as the day I came way too close to losing absolutely everything, when my family was almost taken, leaving me with nothing, alone and broken. It started like any other race morning, very early, but that’s the only normal thing about the Boston Marathon. I left the hotel and took the subway to the Read more »
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May 13, 2013
Waltz Your Way to Wellness

Waltz Your Way to Wellness

Shall we dance? Waltz, tango, samba or foxtrot – they all can give you a great physical and mental workout. When we think of ballroom dancing, images of sparkling couples gliding gracefully across the floor in the soft glow of candlelight to strains of the Viennese Waltz might come to mind. But when we analyze the physical and mental activity that is taking place, we are actually looking at a respectable, Read more »
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March 15, 2013
A Long and Winding Road

A Long and Winding Road

Training for the Boston Marathon By Joey Lee Regular readers of Well-Being will remember from the January/February 2013 issue that contributing writer Joey Lee first chronicled his journey to qualify for the 117th Boston Marathon. In this issue, Joey shares his training regimen as he prepares for the iconic boston race this April. I’d been busy planning the vacation part of my Boston trip, but had a rude awakening when I received my Read more »
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March 14, 2013
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