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Week In Review – 17 Jun 2018

Week Eight of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 41.  My weight is 149 pounds and resting heart rate 61 beats per minute. Stephen Covey, author of the the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, advocated an inside-out approach … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 8 – Peaceful Saturday? Not

16 miles easy pace (168 minutes), sunny & 72 degree After a long run like today’s, I am spent.  For the balance of the day, I would be content not start anything that requires me to lift a finger.  Just … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 8 – Compassion Lost?

7 miles easy pace, sunny & 70 degree In a market economy, winners take all in beating their competitions. To survive, a business needs to cover many bases, but foremost is to win. Because without winning, a business won’t last … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 5 – Be Still

4 miles easy pace, partly cloudy & 74 degree “Be Still,”  simple words that have been estranged from my vocab lately. Being busy, marathon training . . . my monkey-mind spills out excuses. The untamed animal has exploited the timing … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 5 – “Down Week”

  No running today.  I am nursing two blisters, one on each foot, from the long run this past Saturday.  I move today’s 3 miler to tomorrow to buy me time so the blisters have a chance to heal. Serendipitously, … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 2 – Real News

4 miles, easy pace with a steady run for mile 3 (my splits: 9:04, 9:02, 8:33, 8:50) , sunny & 65 degree. While I am well into the second week of my marathon training, lots of events are happening around … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 1 – The Housing Conundrum?

Rest day – no running. When I was visiting Hawaii a couple of months ago, it was clearly pointed out to me that Hawaii has a shortage of houses to meet the demand.  Apparently, Hawaii is not alone. Why don’t … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 1 – A New Beginning

  4 miles with fartlek surges. Sunny, 66 degree. Without fanfare, today marks the kick-off for my marathon training.  I am training for the Erie Marathon in September.  That’s why my 20 week training started earlier than usual.  Might as … Continue reading

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Slow Down!

  Not too often we hear words like “release, slowdown, or patience,” in our busy work environment.  Certainly not here in Washington, DC.  Unless you chanced to be in a yoga or meditation retreat, those are special circumstances. Or are … Continue reading

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SNAFU Tuesday

SNAFU is an acronym that stands for Situation Normal. All Foul Up (slightly edited version).  It seems to be a good descriptor today for the White House and our government operations.  Below are examples of what I mean: IRS’ online … Continue reading

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