Category Archives: social

Day 5 Week 7 – Downtime

Have been on the road with family.  Traveling and visiting, doing the summer vacation routine.  All good except it’s tiring and leaves not much time for my marathon training. Luckily, this week is a low mileage week.  Just in my … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 7 – Among Strangers

Travel, no running. Full house of strangers among us. Sharing a common destination. Yet, not exchanging a glance nor word. Our choices are plenty and yet we are confined to a fixed space. Enduring the common experience as best as … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 7 – Me & The Natural Order

Rest/ Off day, no running “Do what’s appropriate,” or something similar, is a Chinese saying I have heard. Meaning as we march through life, there is a natural order of things that we fit in.  Knowing what to do and … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 5 – What Am I Good At?

1 mile warm up, 6 mile steady ( 8:40), 1 mile cool down, overcast, 73 degree I believe I am good at many things, but  . . . I can’t  to tell you any.  The act of such telling has always … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 4 – The Digital Economy

  Rest Day, no running. Using the internet as a global platform, digital economy was introduced less than two decades ago.  Now companies like Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon, and Facebook  are household names.  They represent the top 5 players in … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 2 – Fourth Of July

It is America’s birthday.  Happy 241st.  I celebrated the birthday with a  6 mile recovery run this morning. Call me sentimental if you want.  But I am not feeling the same warmth usually with the patriotism on this day.  America … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 1 – Land Of the Free

Ran 5 easy miles (average pace 10:00). Overheard conversations between a communist customs official and a countryman emigrating to the US: Official:  Comrade, tell me why do you want to emigrate to the US.  Do you have any complaint about … Continue reading

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5 Chairs 5 Choices of Managing Your Behaviors

Powerful talk and useful tips by Louise Evans on managing our behaviors. Which chair (choice) do you pick?

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Encouraging?

To encourage is to be supportive and providing positive energy to the recipient.  For it to be well received,  a key step in the process is to understand the recipient’s situation – where they are? how they feel? and  what they … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 18 Jun 2017

Happy Father’s Day! Relationship is an ever challenging homework in this journey of life. Whenever our role shifts, so do our perspective and responsibility.  In transitioning, useful to look our relationship between the individual self and the external environment. The … Continue reading

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