Category Archives: social

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 5 Week 8 – Freedom Versus Democracy

  Marathon training 38 min (4 mi), windy & 60 degree Freedom Versus Democracy What’s the difference between freedom and democracy? I often think of them as hand-in-hand twins. But the protests in Hong Kong has made me realize that … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 7 – What Does The Future Hold?

  Marathon Training 62 min (7 mi: 1 w/u & c/d + 5 steady pace), sunny & 67 degree What Does The Future Hold? I am not a navel gazer.  Nor do I believe that we can meditate the world’s … 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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Week In Review – 26 May 2019

I am a quarter way done with my 20 week marathon training. From a fitness point of view, I am less fit as compared to last year and have my work cut out to bring myself up to last year’s … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 19 May 2019

What a week this had been. I concluded my visit to Machu Picchu, and Peru in general. Took away with me, besides the pictures, many newfound knowledge. Even though my marathon training had to be modified due to the trip … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 4 – Our Declining Credibility

  Marathon training 13 miles, humid & 67 degree Today’s run is the longest I have completed since last year’s marathon. It is the beginning of the build up of my long runs for the marathon training (I normally run … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 4 – What We Say and Do

  Marathon Training 29 min (approx 3 miles), overcast & 65 degree What We Say and Do In theory, alignment between words and actions demonstrates integrity.  Because both represent our intents.  If I promised then followed through shows I am … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 3 – On Human Relations

Marathon Training My travel continues.  Plenty of walking today but no running. Why can’t people get along? Have you wondered why people refuse to pull in same direction and keep wasting limited resources?  Is it lack of trust, leadership, failure … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 2 – Has Our Souls Been Eaten?

Rest day. An Op Ed piece on New York Times Wednesday by James Comey, former FBI director, pointed out the dilemma of working for President Trump (Comey worked as the FBI director under Trump for four months). His piece is … Continue reading

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