Author Archives: terryshen

My Cars and I

My cars are old.  Leaks, squeaks, or cracks are more common than catastrophes. As such they need maintenance.  I don’t take them to the dealership anymore (for which I think they are grateful).  Too many items to fix and probably … Continue reading

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Is President Above The Law?

The answer, I believe even elementary age students would say, is ‘No.”  And a corollary is we should do what is right. Richard Nixon resigned before he was convicted. His resignation spared the nation the agonizing but necessary process that … Continue reading

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Post Robert Mueller – What Next?

Mueller report is out. The main event that preoccupied Washington political circuits for near two years is done and revealed today. Whether interested in the report or not, one has to be blind, deaf or both to not notice the … Continue reading

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The Battle Rages On – Confession Of A Homeowner

Home is great but the work to maintain it sucks. Every spring, my yard becomes my  sworn enemy. Let me clarify.  The yard is fine, but it’s what’s on top of it, the weeds, crabgrass, dandelions, etc. are my headaches. … Continue reading

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Reblog: Runners’ Pedicure: Give Your Feet a Little Tune-Up to Stave Off Running-Related Problems

  Is pedicure good for runners?  That is a subject I have been pondering for a long time.  Not that I want to be a beautiful feet model. But with the mileage runners go through, our feet take a lot … Continue reading

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Feeling Cold

Feeling cold in the dead of winter is normal.  With the sun in hiding and the low temperature, winter is supposed to be cold.  Therefore, heaters would be running, heavy gears would shield us from the elements, and outdoor activities … Continue reading

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Week n Review – 14 Apr 2019

This week sums up to be a confusing time for me . The volatile weather of the spring (i.e. it’s warm and cold) gets me lost coming and going. On top of that, the haze surrounding Washington politics and country … Continue reading

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Duopoly

  What’s wrong with our political systems today? was the question on my mind.  The answer I found is “Duopoly.” Googled the word, you will get “a situation in which two suppliers dominate the market for a commodity or service.”  … Continue reading

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Running With The Master

Last year Gene Dykes ran a sub-3 marathon (2 hours 54 minutes and 23 second to be exact). He was 70 years old and broke the age group (70 – 74) record held by the great Ed Whitlock (2.54:48) when … Continue reading

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Yo-Yo Is Not My Name

Don’t know how you are coping with the weather where you are.  But I am going nuts with the unpredictable temperatures. Spring has come to Washington DC.  And yes the temperature is volatile this time of the year.  But the … Continue reading

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