Category Archives: Goals

Body-work In Off-season

Being a marathoner, my body needs work.  Lots of them.  Not that I am overweight or in poor health.  Just that my body carries with it residual or side-effect from long distance running. For instance my lower body is very … Continue reading

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Mind Over Body Is Over-rated

The phrase is often associated with self discipline but in a negative way: the mind has control of the body and can overpower one’s body to accomplish things.  It may work for a little while, but in the long run … Continue reading

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Say Yes To An Interesting Life

“Life experience is preferable to material wealth,” a wise saying I must say so myself.  Read it from a travel blog which went on to say that travel is an excellent way to amass these experiences. And I agree. For … Continue reading

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Drifting Thought

No hurry and no direction, just drifting along . . . Am I wasting time or enjoying the moment? That depends on what is important (to me). Am I searching or simply at peace with myself? Life’s merry-go-round repeats the … Continue reading

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What Is My Priority?

During my marathon training, I dutifully put in between 20 to 60 miles a week.  Needless to say,  that takes time and energy, lots of them in fact.  And I am usually exhausted as a result. One would think that … Continue reading

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New Month, A New Beginning

  Today is the first day of October and Monday.  Something about starting the month on a Monday makes it feel like a fresh start.  A new beginning.  And I love that feeling. It is a feeling of hope, opportunity, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 30 Sep 2018

Freedom, while positive in connotation, in extreme is neither comfortable nor productive.  Cases in point are prisoners and babies.  Neither are the preferred state for any society for sustainable operation. Guarding against the extremes, freedom is checked by the concept … Continue reading

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1 Second

What difference does one (1) second make? Answer: me not accepted into the 2019 Boston Marathon. Got the email from the Boston Athletic Association today.   It stated, “Entries in all age groups were accepted through and including those who ran … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 23 Sep 2018

It has been two weeks of transition from my marathon in Erie, PA to off-season, a time typically marked by gradual healing, reflective soul searching, and occasionally a sense of nullness. I say “typically” because this time I applied my … Continue reading

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2019 Boston Marathon Registration Closed!

When I checked the Boston Athletic Association website yesterday, its headline reads: REGISTRATION FOR THE 2019 BOSTON MARATHON HAS NOW CLOSED FOR AFTER THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF ATHLETES WHO QUALIFIED AND SUBMITTED FOR ENTRY HAS BEEN REACHED What a shocker.  … Continue reading

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