Category Archives: relationship

Day 5 Week 12 – Are You Listening?

6 miles easy pace, sunny & 76 degree Listen, what do you hear? Nothing?  Listen again. And what do you hear? If you say nothing, welcome to the club.  Most of us are not trained in listening.  If we were, … Continue reading

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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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Day 6 Week 11 – A Pleasant Long Run

18 miles (205 minutes) long run, pleasant & 68 degree Couldn’t have picked a better weather for today’s long run.  Low humidity & cool temperature surround me with refreshing breathes and plenty of companies on the C&O Canal Towpath.  Walkers, … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 9 – Running Companion

  17 miles long run (185 minutes), light drizzle & 72 degree Running is a lonely sport.  I accept that (have been for a long time) in that nobody can run the distance for me.  But I am glad to … 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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Day 1 Week 9 – Establishing Rapport

7 miles easy pace, hot & 83 degree The quickest way for me to establish rapport with strangers is through small talk.  From my summer job in school as a door to door salesperson to canvassing for candidates now, this … 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 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 1 Week 8 – Self Worth

7 miles easy pace, cloudy & 65 degree Do you value yourself?  If that question sounds silly to you, add this, “more than others do?” –  Do you value yourself more than others do? Often our self-worth is influenced by … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 7 – Faith In Training?

3 miles easy pace, sunny & 77 degree It took me a while to learn to trust my body when it comes to marathon training.  In the past, I put my faith in the training schedule.  I would follow it … Continue reading

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