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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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Day 3 Week 7 – American’s Leap Of Faith

6 miles with steady peace mile 4 & 5, cool & 58 degree By now running a marathon is not a leap of faith for me because I have completed more than a dozen races.  I know I can finish … Continue reading

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Day 1 week 6 – Memorial Day – A Day Of Remembrance

6 miles easy pace + strides, overcast & 64 degree While the meaning of the Memorial Day often gets lost or confused, the following post is an apropos reminder. https://www.linkedin.com/embed/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6405942476456099840 As the author, Mark Deskins, my former boss, wrote “It’s not … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 20 May 2018

Week four of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 29.  My weight is 150.4 pounds and resting heart rate 61 beats per minute. One of the more intimate factors with my marathon training is the weather.  Because I do … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 4 – Friday Thoughts

Rest day, yoga, and rainy. Saw another school shooting in the news (the 3rd one in 8 days).  It happened this morning in Santa Fe, Texas with 8 reported dead. Shocking as the news might be, I was stunned by the … Continue reading

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