Category Archives: humor

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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Day 2 Week 2 – Fourth Of July

It is America’s birthday.  Happy 241st.  I celebrated the birthday with a  6 mile recovery run this morning. Call me sentimental if you want.  But I am not feeling the same warmth usually with the patriotism on this day.  America … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 1 – Land Of the Free

Ran 5 easy miles (average pace 10:00). Overheard conversations between a communist customs official and a countryman emigrating to the US: Official:  Comrade, tell me why do you want to emigrate to the US.  Do you have any complaint about … Continue reading

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Encouraging?

To encourage is to be supportive and providing positive energy to the recipient.  For it to be well received,  a key step in the process is to understand the recipient’s situation – where they are? how they feel? and  what they … Continue reading

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Heart Songs

As an INTJ, I behave socially outgoing but deep down I am comfortable with the company of self. Naturally, one assumes that I am good at inward reflection and understanding my feelings, motivations, goals, et cetera. Not true. When it … Continue reading

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The Power To Be

I have been having intermittent problems with the electricity coming into my house. Without any warning I would lose part of the house – no electricity, no light, not even air conditioning.  The part of the house has my internet … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Seeking to Understand?

Here is the scenario: wife asks husband, “do you know what I mean?”  And he says, “Yes honey, I understand it perfectly.”  The husband is not lying, but he isn’t telling the whole truth either. You see, understanding someone is … Continue reading

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