â€śThe historian [Louis F.] Burns once wrote, â€™To believe that the Osages survived intact from their ordeal is a delusion of the mind. What has been possible to salvage has been saved and is dearer to our hearts because it survived. What is gone is treasured because it was what we once were. We gather our past and present into the depths of our being and face tomorrow. We are still Osage. We live and we reach old age for our forefathers.â€™â€ť Read more
The winter is always a tough time to run. With the short days and the cold weather, itâ€™s hard to convince yourself to put on those layers and head out the door. Once you do, though, itâ€™s well worth it. I find winter runs to be some of my best: thereâ€™s no humidity so itâ€™s much easier to breathe, the streets are less crowded, and once you warm up you can go as long as you want without getting all sticky and sweaty.
Instead of sitting on a warm beach by the ocean to enjoy a fast-paced beach read, why not put on some sweats and curl up on your couch with a cup of hot cocoa? Beach reads are great reads year round, and these heart-pounding books will make the winter days melt away. Read more
Have you listened to Gone Girl?Â The Silent Wife?Â The Girl on the Train?Â If so, The Girl Before should be next on your list.Â This dark thriller takes you into the lives of two house inhabitantsâ€“one current tenant, and one previous tenant, whose tragic cause of death has remained mysteriously unsolved. Read more
Itâ€™s the start of a new year. Itâ€™s your chance to revamp your outlook on life, focus on being healthier, happier, more selfless, more money conscious, etc. etc. But New Yearâ€™s resolutions often become lofty and fall by the wayside within a few weeks or months of January 1st. Donâ€™t let that happen this year! To help you stick to your resolutions, we have pulled together some titles that we think will help you become a better you. Whether you are looking for spiritual inspiration, career advice, new health and wellness regimes, or just some general meditative recommendations to start your day off right, listening to one of these audiobooks can help make those goals a reality. You donâ€™t have to stop to keep up with your New Yearâ€™s resolution. Listen while you are getting dressed in the morning, in the car, while walking the dog, or during one of your daily routines. Listen on the go with an audiobook. Read more
This Fall has been one of the best that I can remember.Â With perfect crisp mornings leading to warmer afternoons and the beautiful colors of the fall foliage, I couldnâ€™t help but want to get out for longer runs to take in the amazing season.Â I definitely was not the only one either.Â Every weekend the streets have been filled with runners out for a casual jog or logging their miles for their upcoming races.Â There are those jogging in groups and others running solo, taking in the sounds of their surroundings, or plugged into their phones listening to a great playlist or a thrilling story. Read more
With over 100,000 visitors to the Marine Corps Marathon Expo this past weekend, our debut presence was quite a success.Â The expo began Friday morning, kicking off an exciting weekend of discussions with thousands of runners and spectators.Â From active military members to retired vets to family members and runners in general, we had great conversations about audiobooks and the different ways people listen.Â Read more
Marathon season is in full swing and many people are at the end of the road with their training. From here on out, the mental strength becomes more important than the physical. If you are training to run this fall or know someone who is, DONâ€™T TELL ME YOUâ€™RE AFRAIDÂ is worth a listen. Itâ€™s an inspiring story about how a young girl in Somalia uses running to help her through increasing political and economic turmoil, giving her the motivation and desire to make her country better. Read more