"Just joined the group. Been running regularly since 2007. My best years have just come about though. Logged almost 1100 miles last year and hope to raise that up even more this year. I am registered for a marathon in November, and it'll be my…"
"I just started running this past spring and have competed in four 5K races since July. This is the healthiest and greatest I have felt in my entire adult life. And I am turning 56 soon. For me, it is my escape from stress. If…"
Studying scripture, debating politics, writing, reading and discussing classic and significant pieces of literature, exercising specifically running, traveling specifically in western Europe, speaking French, eating foreign cuisine, collecting personally significant quotes, watching unique and meaningful films, playing board games such as Monopoly and Trivial Pursuit, studying all areas of history, reading about the lives of obscure yet historically significant individuals or extremely infamous individuals, learning to appreciate and understand the value of a good riddle, working outdoors partaking in activities such as mowing the lawn and gardening
The Bible, The Decameron, The Chronicles of Narnia, Faust, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, A Tale of Two Cities, Frankenstein, The Iliad, Utopia, Hamlet, Voice of the Martyrs, Crime and Punishment, Great Expectations, anything by Jules Verne or H.G. Wells.
Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, V for Vendetta, Moulin Rouge, Apocalypto, The Beach, Godfather series, Great Expectations, Passion of the Christ, Shawshank Redemption, Elizabeth, The Fifth Element, Super Bad, Being John Malkovich, 300, The English Patient, Schindler's List, Fight Club, Braveheart, The Patriot, The Last Samurai, and way too many more to list.
Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service, Owl City, Hellogoodbye, Damien Rice, ATC, Beethoven, Ella Fitzgerald, Enya, Haddaway, Hans Zimmer, Kylie Minogue, Moby, Phil Collins, Vengaboys, Regina Spektor, Jimmy Eat World, Basshunter, Jenna Drey, Sarah Brightman, Hayley Westenra, Josh Groban, Aqua, Berlin, Chopin, t.A.T.u., Keane, Mono, Stefy, Sugar Ray, Tori Amos, Natalie Walker, Kate Havnevik, PlayRadioPlay!, etc.
"Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company."
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