Category Archives: humor

Fun With Words

Writing is yoga for my brain. My blog is the metaphoric mat. In this space I leave  behind stresses, worries, and other practical challenges. In this moment I embrace fully feelings, observations, ideal pursuits, and more. I am one with … Continue reading

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What Does December Bring?

December, being the last month of the year, evokes different emotions.  Not only it marks the transition from one year to another, sentimental bugs at this time of the year infect folks to shower each other with greeting cards, gifts, … Continue reading

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My Gut Feeling

It is a funny topic, I know.  Especially when I don’t have much of a gut after the marathon three weeks ago.  The point is, I trust my gut one hundred percent, however small it may be. It wasn’t always … Continue reading

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On Life’s Minimum

Society promotes maximum.  Be all you can be.  Go big or go home. . . They say.  I am here for the opposite, the minimum. Minimum, not to be confused with minimalism, is the least indication from one’s effort.  It … Continue reading

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Cooking And Me

  Anyway you slice it, cooking is a chore for me.   And I suspect that may be true for others.  Foremost is about what to cook.  What materials are available? And what can I do with them? What to cook … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 19 – The Truth

Rest Day/ no running. One plus one equals two or more.  Why?  My wife and I got married, and we have two children –  that’s four. Truth is not subjective.  Saying so gives the unscrupulous the license to embellish. The … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 17 – National Pasta Day?

7 mile easy, 64 degree Fahrenheit. It is not Buca di Peppo’s fault that today is National Pasta Day.  But why? Why do they have to run a promo for 50% off on their pasta? And certainly it is not … Continue reading

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Day 1 week 16 – Hill To Tempo

4 x 90 sec hill repeats at 7:00 w/jog down rest, 3 min rest, 3 miles @7:39 – 7:57, humid (thanks to hurricane now turned tropical storm Nate), 72 degrees. Another marathon specific run today, hill to tempo.  The hill … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 13 – Smartphone Or Dumb User

  16 mile easy. My mobile phone died.  Not the battery but the phone itself would not turned on.  It was a rude awakening to realize how much I rely on my phone.  The “simple” tasks I have taken for … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 2 – A Summer Afternoon Run

It was almost 3 pm when the rain started to subside.  Temperature was 78 degree, and I decided to go for my 6 mile easy run.  The light drizzle felt refreshing on contact but the steam from the asphalt had … Continue reading

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