Category Archives: inspiration

Where Are The Answers?

Our body holds the answers.  By studying ourselves, we learn about others.  Many people like to point to others or outward circumstances as reasons for their failures.  The level and magnitude of the complaints are incessant.  Only if they . … Continue reading

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Body-work In Off-season

Being a marathoner, my body needs work.  Lots of them.  Not that I am overweight or in poor health.  Just that my body carries with it residual or side-effect from long distance running. For instance my lower body is very … Continue reading

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2:02 AM

Two-O-two AM, my mom will always remind me on my birthday.  You see that is the time of the day when I was born.  I have heard her saying it many times and lately I basically tune it out.  That … Continue reading

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Learning Should Be Fun

Yeah but how?  You ask.  The answer lies in pattern recognition and recreation. As a child, we recognize that a waving hand with the sound of “bi” means someone is leaving.  It is a pattern.  By linking patterns together like … Continue reading

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The Feel of Autumn

Here in the Mid-Atlantic, Autumn is marked by a spectacular palette of the changing leaf colors.  The shortened daylight adds a vivid touch to the final quarter of the year.   Below is one of my favorite representations. For me the … Continue reading

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Aging Well

I enjoy good health and have been fortunate thus far in life without major hiccup. When I went for my annual physical checkup a few weeks ago, I asked the doctor that given my age (retired)  am I out-of-the-woods as … Continue reading

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What Is Life?

“The way I see life is that it’s the time we’re given to interact with the world [emphasis added].”    ~ Bjarte Bakke Life are moments.  Moment of truth, joy, sadness, anger . . .   Or it could be a … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 16 Sep 2018

A post-marathon week, lots of reflections and contemplation, recovery, as well as waiting for the massive Hurricane Florence to make landfall. My Erie Marathon took place last Sunday.  I finished the race with a time of three hours thirty-five minutes … Continue reading

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On Marathon Training

 Knowing is not the same as Doing. It can take months of effort to train yourself new habits for your behavior, work that no amount of knowledge can replace.   ~ Scott Berkun, Author Marathoner earns a special spot in my heart.  … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 20 – Go Ahead & Change the World

2 mile warm up, 3 mile tempo, 1 mile cool down, humid & 79 degree. Ever thinking about changing the world?  Perhaps when you were younger?  But why not now?  Is it too hard?  Is it impossible? Nonsense!   You can … Continue reading

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