Category Archives: life

My Cars and I

My cars are old.  Leaks, squeaks, or cracks are more common than catastrophes. As such they need maintenance.  I don’t take them to the dealership anymore (for which I think they are grateful).  Too many items to fix and probably … Continue reading

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Is President Above The Law?

The answer, I believe even elementary age students would say, is ‘No.”  And a corollary is we should do what is right. Richard Nixon resigned before he was convicted. His resignation spared the nation the agonizing but necessary process that … Continue reading

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Feeling Cold

Feeling cold in the dead of winter is normal.  With the sun in hiding and the low temperature, winter is supposed to be cold.  Therefore, heaters would be running, heavy gears would shield us from the elements, and outdoor activities … Continue reading

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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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Glass Half Empty?

  When the “world” is getting me down, instead of turning on it , I turn inward to myself and ask: Why? What is there that is not agreeing with me? Am I biased on certain subjects? Or could there … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 7 Apr 2019

Our internal rhythm, or body clock, plays an important role on just about everything we do.  Yes, how well do we sleep,  adapt to change, ability to find happiness, etc. all depend on the alignment of ourselves to our environment. … Continue reading

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Quality Sleep?

I have bad sleep patterns.  A nemesis that I have been dealing with for a while.  With my marathon training set to start in two weeks, imperative to remedy my poor sleeps.  Otherwise, it will impact the effectiveness of my … Continue reading

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Change – Love It Or Hate It?

Survival is our instinct.  Ever since our ancestor’s saber-toothed tiger foe, the key to survival depends on how well we adapt to our external environment. It is as true now as then. Many things we take for granted today are … Continue reading

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The Four Seasons of Life

Each of the four seasons, spring, summer, autumn and winter, has a temperament of its own.  The seasons remind me the life stages of childhood, prime, retiring, and senior. The spring and autumn are the transitions.  Weathers are volatile and … Continue reading

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