Category Archives: Goals

Day 6 Week 5 – Fitness Assessment

  Marathon training 8 miles including a 5K Parkrun Fitness Assessment I ran the 5K race this morning to gauge my fitness level.  And my time was 23:22.  Using the McMillan calculator, my 5K time projected a 8:41 marathon pace … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 2 – Know Your Pace

38 min. (approx 4 miles) + striders Starting too fast is a common mistake for marathoners.  Being there, done that.  So prevalent in fact, even elite runner is not immune from it.  Just ask Hayley Carruthers. Carruthers finished 18th in … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 1 – My Life (Back) In Training

38 minutes (approx 4 mile),  cloudy & low 60’s Just last week, I was off season.  Now three days into my marathon training, how has my life changed (besides the format of my post titles)?  In a way, my surrounding … Continue reading

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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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Quality Sleep?

I have bad sleep patterns.  A nemesis that I have been dealing with for a while.  With my marathon training set to start in two weeks, imperative to remedy my poor sleeps.  Otherwise, it will impact the effectiveness of my … Continue reading

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The Path To Finding Happiness

I think most people would agree that we are responsible for our own happiness.  Not our parents, bosses, children, and certainly not government.  The agency is us. But has anyone told you how to go about finding that happiness?  As … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 31 Mar 2019

As April knocking on our doors, we say goodbye to March. Transition is a good time to step back and take a look.  Are there traps that have us locked in gradually?  Yes, traps like the boiling frog.  Since we … Continue reading

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Experiential Learning, Part 2

As an intuitive learner, I find connections quickly.  Unfortunately, too quick sometimes, and the details are lost on me.  Thus I appreciate experiential learning or leaning by doing in that the finer points manifest themselves and smack me in the … Continue reading

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Reblog: Learn Any Skills in 20 Hours

  Google the definition of “skill” and you get: the ability to do something well, expertise.  And according to Josh Kaufman, just 20 hours is enough to become “reasonably good” at any skill, including to play the ukulele as he … Continue reading

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One’s Calling?

Chance upon this quote by Abraham Maslow that says, in my paraphrasing:  If you have a calling, you must follow it in order to be at peace with yourself [Source link below]. An eloquent quote with one important caveat – … Continue reading

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