Category Archives: inspiration

Day 3 Week 9 – A Vicarious Living

7 miles easy pace, cloudy & 78 degree For close to a year, I have been living vicariously through someone. Yes, indeed. You see, I have been campaigning for this candidate who is running in a competitive race for a … Continue reading

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Day 1 week 6 – Memorial Day – A Day Of Remembrance

6 miles easy pace + strides, overcast & 64 degree While the meaning of the Memorial Day often gets lost or confused, the following post is an apropos reminder. https://www.linkedin.com/embed/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6405942476456099840 As the author, Mark Deskins, my former boss, wrote “It’s not … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 5 – A Win-Win Approach

  4 miles easy pace with fartlek surges, cloudy & 67 degree The morning air was cool, and my strides felt good.  Instead of the planned three miles, I ran four including a couple fartlek during mile 3. Since this being … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 4 – Misfortune Happens

  3 miles easy pace, cool & 67 degree The rain last night cleared the sky and washed away the pollen.  Wonderful in every way, except the thunderstorm also brought down my internet connection.  Yes, in the middle of the night, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 29 Apr 2018

Week One of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran: 23 Yes, my 20 weeks of marathon has started.  This week’s schedule is easy paced transition with a few fun runs sprinkled in between.  Understood that training for marathon can … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 1 – What Motivates Me

3 miles easy pace, cloudy & 59 degree Rain in the forecast motivates me.  It makes me go out and run (to get ahead of the rain).  Today was such case.  Later on when the dark clouds gathered and precipitation … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 22 Apr 2018

Three weeks into April.  Temperatures here in Washington DC have been between the high 30’s to low 60’s.  Safe to say the threat of snowstorm is passed.  Also passed is the U.S. tax filing deadline for 2017 but not without … Continue reading

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In Real Life

Things are different in real life. Way more complicated than what meet the eyes. Never easy opening, nor happy ending. Everything in between is mystery wide as the Grand Canyon. Nobody told you?  Had to find out on your own? … Continue reading

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Week In Review 8 Apr 2018

Yes it is April in Washington DC, and we are still getting snow flurries on occasions. Go figures. Isn’t it supposed to be Spring already? Good thing that I am not cherry blossom nor putting all my hopes on the … Continue reading

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Overcoming A Ho-hum Day

A cloudy, showery day.  Kinda reminded me of Seattle.  Peeking out the window, couldn’t see the drizzles but the street was wet.  I waited until noon for the temperature to warm up a bit and the weather pattern to break.  … Continue reading

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