From an article in the August 2009 issue of Runner's World by Benjamin Cheever:

Running is my anchor. It's not what I do, but it's what makes everything else I do okay.

Fascinating concept! And what are other "anchors", now or at other times in one's life? Art, religion, music, relationships, ...

(tnx to Anton Struntz for link to Cheever's essay at [1]; cf. DoWithout (2005-06-04), ...) - ^z - 2009-11-08