Category Archives: life

Loneliness In Aging

  “I am going to bed early,” my mother says to me over the phone. My heart twitches at her pronouncement.  Is it because of the weather is cold? Maybe. Her next sentence fills my inquisitive thought.  “I have nothing … Continue reading

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On Being Professional

  On a freezing, wet, dreary day like today, my first choice is to stay in bed. Not bother with this nasty weather, traffics, and all the yucky stuffs. But I got up after a while. Days like this reminds … Continue reading

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The Pretender

  Spring and summer have been long gone. No sense to think the autumn will stick around either. But I am the pretender. Pretending that those warmer days are still here. I mope and hope the sun will break out, … Continue reading

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Never Give Up

  Some road races award finisher-medals after the finish line. Make sense, right?  For runners who did not give up, completed the race and crossed the finish line, they are rewarded with a medal no matter what their times were. … Continue reading

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Building Character?

  I don’t like to walk when I run. It’s not a knock against walking.  In fact, the popular Galloway Run Walk Run Method has helped countless people transforming themselves into runners.  It just not for me – walking makes … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 4 Dec 2022

With Thanksgiving kicking off the holiday season followed by the Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales, easy to say that the year is drawing to a close and looking toward the New Year.  Not me! I am not ready to … Continue reading

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Reblog: How Friendships Change Over Time

This may come as a surprise: friendship ranks last in the relationship hierarchy as compared to marriage, family, work, etc. In other words, romantic partners, parents, children and others all come ahead of it. By this point, you may vehemently … Continue reading

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The Highs and Lows of Emotional Journey

  Without the highs and lows, our emotional lives could be as interesting as door nobs. Too much, on the other hand, we would be up the wall (or worse as I will explain below). If you are wondering how … Continue reading

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I Am Not In Control

  Before you think I am losing my mind or my grip on life, allow me to explain. Many things are beyond my control. Weather, war, or Washington Politics to name a few. In fact, the older I become, the … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 6 Nov 2022

The week started with two tragic events from the Halloween weekend. Their violent natre made me realize how fragile human life can be.  Whether tragedy or triumph, life is up to us to make the most of it and not … Continue reading

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