Category Archives: Politics

Day 3 Week 12 – Trying Time

  Give me your tired, your poor,  Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free . . .  Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me,  I lift my lamp beside the golden door!  ~ from the Colossal Statue of Liberty It … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 1 Jul 2018

Week Ten of my Erie Marathon training.  Half way there. Hoohoo.  Total miles ran this week: 26 (down-week).  My weight is 148.2 pounds and resting heart rate 53 beats per minute. On top of being a down-week, the highlight of the week … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 10 – Digital Economy – The Last Frontier

9 miles easy pace, sunny & 78 degree Last week the US Supreme Court decided to allow states to impose sales taxes on “online purchases even if the business doesn’t have a physical presence there.”  This is a reversal of … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 10 – Post Election Thoughts

3 miles recovery pace, cloudy & 80 degree After lots of sleep and a recovery run today, the reality of yesterday’s Primary defeat is finally settling in with me.  A couple of lessons learned here: One – election campaign is … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 10 – Homestretch

7 miles easy pace + 4 strides, sunny & 73 degree Not going to deny it, I am super tired as in barely able to keep my eyes open. No, no.  I am not tired from this morning’s run, nor … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 9 – A Vicarious Living

7 miles easy pace, cloudy & 78 degree For close to a year, I have been living vicariously through someone. Yes, indeed. You see, I have been campaigning for this candidate who is running in a competitive race for a … Continue reading

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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 5 Week 8 – Democracy In Actions

  3 miles easy pace, sunny & 72 degree For nearly a year, I have been campaigning on behalf of a candidate running for local political seat.  The Primary election is in 10 days, but the early voting has started … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 7 – American’s Leap Of Faith

6 miles with steady peace mile 4 & 5, cool & 58 degree By now running a marathon is not a leap of faith for me because I have completed more than a dozen races.  I know I can finish … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 7 – Midterm Elections

4 miles easy pace, sunny & 73 degree The headline reads, “2018 elections will be nationwide referendum on President Trump.” The article suggests Democrats will retake the House of Representatives given the unpopularity of the sitting president and supported by … Continue reading

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