Category Archives: social

Day 6 Week 17 – 2018 Annapolis 10 Miler

8 mile easy pace, cloudy & 78 degree. Tomorrow is Annapolis 10 miler, an annual ritual for me and my running group, the SRC.  On the eve of this race, we are preparing for it by running easy, keeping our … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 16 – To Be Or Not To Be

6 mile easy pace, cool &71 degree. First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 16 – The Waiting Game

8 miles easy pace, sunny & 84 degree. It is all too familiar that life’s circumstance can traps a person in suspended animation.  These drama happens at places like waiting in the airport, hospital, traffic, etc. where one’s emotion and … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 15 – Transition Back

Travel day, no running. “43” days to the Erie Marathon.  That is what my blog’s countdown calendar shows which leaves me just a little over six weeks of time to prepare before the big race.  What ahead is the marathon specific … 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 3 Week 11 – The Stories We Hear

7 miles recovery pace, humid & 78 degree Happy Birthday America! Stories we come to believe can hold us back, make us hesitant, or lead us down the wrong path.  Regardless their sources or methods, these stories can be fed … 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 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 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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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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