Category Archives: social

Reblog: Runners Are Weird?

We may be “weird” but are having the time of our life.  Email below from Tony Pallota of RunnersConnect.net touches so many traits that runners share. Hope you enjoy it!   Hi Terry Runners are weird. Strange. Abnormal. At least … Continue reading

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Quality! What Quality?

If you have been around like me, chances are you heard of “Quality is Job One”  – a marketing slogan that the Ford Motor Company employed for 17 year (until 1988).  Certainly nobody would argue against quality.  The question is at … Continue reading

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BFCM Part 2

Part 1, here. Don’t know about you but my email is busting at its seams with promotion pieces about the Black Friday sales.  They range from automotive parts to zero shipping.  Even today is Saturday, the promotions continue. Stopped by … Continue reading

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BFCM?

stands for Black Friday & Cyber Monday – the Friday after Thanksgiving and the Monday that follows. I know what you’re thinking – there are as many acronyms as there are weird ideas – what’s the big deal? Like many … Continue reading

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week In Review – 8 Oct 2017

Total miles ran this week: 53 In my marathon specific phase, I am still making up some of the lactate threshold runs. This requires a bit of juggling of the schedule and doubling up on the intensity of my weekly … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 8 – Counter Terrorism?

6 miles easy recovery run (delayed posting for 17 Aug 2017) Barcelona was attacked by terrorists (ISIS claimed responsibility) yesterday.  13 dead and 100+ injured.  A vehicle plowed into a crowd of people, similar to the Charlottesville, VA attack just … Continue reading

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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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