Category Archives: social media

Week In Review – 16 Jun 2019

Week 8 concludes my endurance phase of the marathon training.   My aerobic capacity and fuel management (i.e. fat burning) are coming along nicely.  Take yesterday’s 17 miles for instance: it was tiring but better compared to the 16 miles I … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 8 – Blue For Sudan

Marathon Training 190 min (17 mi), pleasant & 62 degree If I had to pick a day for my long run, it could not have been better than today. It had the elements of an ideal running day: cool temperature, … Continue reading

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Day 2 week 8 – Our Digital World

  Marathon Training 48 min (5 mi), breezy & 70 degree Our digital world Mary Meeker’s 2019 report on Internet Trends is out.  Heads up – it is 333 page/ slide presentation (the slides are downloadable) with charts and figures.  … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 6 – An Epiphany Moment

  Marathon Training 29 min (3 mi) and sunny & 68 degree An Epiphany Moment Saw this quote from the site Soul Gatherings that turned my thinking around: Old age, to the unlearned, is winter;to the learned, it is harvest … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 6 – Self Sabotage

  Marathon Training 38 min (4 mi), sunny & 73 degree Legs felt heavy.  Not sure why.  Did not think yesterday’s steady pace run was that exhaustive.  Maybe it was the accumulated fatigues from the week? So I ran my 4 … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 6 – When The Elephants Fight

  Marathon Training 53 min (1 mi warm up + 4 mi steady + 1 mi cool down), sunny & 72 degree World Population The world is large.  But how large?  My question is partially answered when I came across … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 6 – Parabellum

  Marathon Training 57 min (6 mi incl. fartleck), pleasant & 64 degree Parabellum The word para bellum is from the Latin phrase “si vis pacem, para bellum.” Translation: “If you want peace, prepare for war.”  Para, “to prepare” + bellum … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 5 – Our Use Of Social Media

  Marathon Training 36 min (approx. 4 miles: 1 mi warm up, 2 mi steady pace, 1 mi cool down), pleasant & 64 degree.  Steady pace is running “comfortably” hard.*  Sounds oxymoronic? I know.  To me, steady pace is close … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 2 – Reblog: Privacy Vs Security In A Big Data World

10 miles, overcast & 60 degree Privacy versus security online is a topic near and dear to most people. Or should be if it isn’t.  And the article by Tamara Dull (link below) gives an excellent overview of  why the … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 2 – Myths About Running Marathon

38 minutes (approx 4 miles), sunny &  mid 60s A common question I hear when people learned I run marathons is how are my knees or joints?  The question is understandable because our knees and joints often get abused. Sometimes … Continue reading

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