Are You Engaged in the Act of Existence? Then You’re a Man of the Tao

[Meg the Runner (here, “Meg the Hiker”)]

My daughter runs.

She runs in the morning, she runs at night. Runs, runs, runs.

People around town see her and go, “Look at that girl! She’s a runner.”

But I know she’s more than that.

My daughter breathes. She breathes in the morning, she breathes at night. Breathes…

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Former editor of Gilbert Mag and columnist for NC Register. Freelance for many print pubs. Publishes here every Monday, plus occasional pieces during the week.

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Eric Scheske

Eric Scheske

Former editor of Gilbert Mag and columnist for NC Register. Freelance for many print pubs. Publishes here every Monday, plus occasional pieces during the week.

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