Category Archives: inspiration

Week n Review – 14 Apr 2019

This week sums up to be a confusing time for me . The volatile weather of the spring (i.e. it’s warm and cold) gets me lost coming and going. On top of that, the haze surrounding Washington politics and country … Continue reading

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Running With The Master

Last year Gene Dykes ran a sub-3 marathon (2 hours 54 minutes and 23 second to be exact). He was 70 years old and broke the age group (70 – 74) record held by the great Ed Whitlock (2.54:48) when … Continue reading

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Spring Break Run

Stepped outside and the air was refreshingly cool.  Refreshing because I did not need my gloves, windbreaker, or other shields to protect me from the weather elements.  In fact, my tank top and shorts was the perfect choices for my … 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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Overcoming Fear, Part 2

Courage is the fortitude to press on in spite of the fear (not in absence of it) – from part 1.   Besides what’s seeing in the movies, who would not want to be courageous?  But the courage-fear dilemma has us … Continue reading

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Let the Good Times Roll

The French phrase “laissez les bon temps rouler” (pronounced “Lay-say le bon tom roo-lay”) describes New Orleans like nothing else can.  It means, “let the good times roll.” The passions for food and fun are so contagious and admirable, New Orleans … Continue reading

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My Canvass Awaits

  Plenty of food for thoughts in this FranklinCovey video. What will your masterpiece be?

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Machine (Deep) Learning

Machine learning, backbone of modern day artificial intelligence, is getting smarter. No longer does it rely on explicit instructions written by programmers.  Instead, machine learning uses patterns and associations much like the approach of our neural networks. No more long … Continue reading

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On Finding Answers

Finding answers to life’s un-ending questions is a part of what we all do.  Where is Joe?  When will the report be done? How do we . . . etc. Some of these questions are repeats thus easy because we … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 27 Jan 2019

Americans are hopeful people. Our hope is rooted in the principle articulated by the Constitution. Given that hope is the basis of struggle, Donald Trump has been our cause. Not necessary bad, in fact he could be just what the … Continue reading

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