Category Archives: humor

In Case Of Emergency

Where would I go? With hurricane Florence hitting the Mid-Atlantic, I am getting lots of alert notifications from all sources.  Sources like the governments, phone company, bank, well intended friends, etc. Being a retired government employee, I am acquainted with … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 19 – Just The Oil Change Please

6 mile easy pace + 6 strides, sunny & 78 degree. I tapped my fingers impatiently on the chair arm.  I knew the dealership service writer/ rep will be coming to see me about that oil change I am here … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 8 Jul 2018

Week Eleven of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 48.  My weight is 147.4 pounds and resting heart rate 54 beats per minute.  Both are trending downward. Things are heating up this week, weather and training wise. 91 degree … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 8 – Peaceful Saturday? Not

16 miles easy pace (168 minutes), sunny & 72 degree After a long run like today’s, I am spent.  For the balance of the day, I would be content not start anything that requires me to lift a finger.  Just … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 8 – Democracy In Actions

  3 miles easy pace, sunny & 72 degree For nearly a year, I have been campaigning on behalf of a candidate running for local political seat.  The Primary election is in 10 days, but the early voting has started … Continue reading

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SNAFU Tuesday

SNAFU is an acronym that stands for Situation Normal. All Foul Up (slightly edited version).  It seems to be a good descriptor today for the White House and our government operations.  Below are examples of what I mean: IRS’ online … Continue reading

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This Crazy Weather

Believe it or not, weather here in Washington DC hit 75 degree Fahrenheit today. It may sound crazy but for us yesterday’s high temperature was 57. With the Congress in recess, I am at a lost for the cause of … Continue reading

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Misplaced

I hate misplacing things.  It exacts such an emotional toll on me each time that I would spare nothing in trying to find the items.  Does it work? No. Not really.  Usually  the item turns up after I stop looking. … Continue reading

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Just Say No, Not

Saying no is easy when the recipient is someone else.   Why bother to make an effort, take a risk, or lift a finger to help someone?  It’s more work for us.  Isn’t it?   This is how I feel on my … Continue reading

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Bitterly Cold

Back from my travel to Hawaii and Southern California. Home is breezy and cloudy with a high temperature of mid 40s.  What a contrast (as compared to mid 70s in HI and mid 60s in SoCal). Feel as if my … Continue reading

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