Category Archives: life

Day 6 Week 17 – Putting Others’ Interests First?

It sounds honorable to “put other people’s interest first” but much difficult in practice. Businesses say their customers is number one.  Governments claim the same for their citizens.  Schools about their students.  So on.  But everyone, and I mean everyone, … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 17 – Our Worst Enemy

Is ourselves. Why do I say that?  Our vivid mind undermines us.  Imaging that it’s getting dark and you see a shadow in the corner.  Is it a burglar, a ghost, or something scarier?  Our imagination does the worst things … Continue reading

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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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Week In Review – 15 Oct 2017

Total miles ran this week: 44 Third week of Marathon Specific training, workouts intend to condition my body for the 26.2 miles challenge.  Workouts like the hill to tempo, tempo intervals, and surges aim to train my legs to run … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 16 – On Aging

  6 mile recovery run, cool, 65 degree Fahrenheit. The security of knowledge and possession of skills and material necessities are common goals for many of us.  Their ownership builds confidence for individuals and by extension the society as a … Continue reading

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week In Review – 8 Oct 2017

Total miles ran this week: 53 In my marathon specific phase, I am still making up some of the lactate threshold runs. This requires a bit of juggling of the schedule and doubling up on the intensity of my weekly … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 14 – Quality Relationship?

Trust, warmth, understanding, and support are all attributes of a quality relationship.  In the era of social media, these attributes are often cast aside in favor of number of likes, connections, followers, etc.  The quantity attributes vice the quality ones. … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 13 – Un-Rushed Days

5 mile easy Don’t ask me when was the last time I used my alarm clock.  Probably only a handful of times since my retirement close to three years ago. My days start when I am awake.  Maybe 4 AM … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 13 – Carpe Diem!

6 mile easy with heart rate of 114 – 120 and 124 – 133 for the inclines. Out about my neighborhood this morning for my 6 mile run.  The crackling sound of my every step meeting the dried-up leaves on … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 17 Sep 2017

Total mileage this week: 18 – a set back due to unforeseen event Ever being in a dream and the time just disappeared?  That is how I felt about this week.  I spent the first four days of the week in … Continue reading

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