Category Archives: transition

Day 4 week 3 – It Takes Time

3 miles easy, sunny & 65 degree While building up the volume in my Base Phase (the first 9 weeks), I feel my body is adjusting.  This includes my muscular, cardio, and mental systems. Even with today’s 3 miles at … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 2 – Life’s Up and Down Moments

  10 miles long run, cloudy & 71 degree Attended my son’s graduation today.  Gorgeous weather for the occasion and exciting time for the graduates and families.  In the midst of celebrating, a poignant thought occurred to me that life … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 29 Apr 2018

Week One of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran: 23 Yes, my 20 weeks of marathon has started.  This week’s schedule is easy paced transition with a few fun runs sprinkled in between.  Understood that training for marathon can … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 1 – A New Beginning

  4 miles with fartlek surges. Sunny, 66 degree. Without fanfare, today marks the kick-off for my marathon training.  I am training for the Erie Marathon in September.  That’s why my 20 week training started earlier than usual.  Might as … Continue reading

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Better Tools, Better Work

Nowadays tools are getting more sophisticated.  Smart machines are not only replacing low skill, routine jobs (e.g. cashier, teller, typist), they are pushing into the mid- to higher end of the service sectors like information exchange and financial transaction. Growth … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 1 Apr 2018

Weirder than fiction.  No sooner than I posted about redirection and deception this week, Rep. Amoldei of Nevada provides an apropos real life example that I am not sure if I am grateful or mournful about it. As a U.S. Congressman, Amoldei has … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 25 Mar 2018

Still easing back this week from my recent trip to Hawaii. The transition has taken me longer and more adjustment than anticipated.  Perhaps instead of getting more used to the cold, I am becoming the opposite.  A case of misplaced belonging. According to calendar, … Continue reading

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Easing Back

Reluctant as I was, I got out my warm bed and resumed my Saturday long run this morning.  Temperature was 26 degree Fahrenheit. Few runners were out on the trail in the frigid cold.  Not surprising. My run totaled nine miles.  … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 18 Mar 2018

Technology can transport people quickly, but are we ready to move that fast? Given I have been away for a while, this week is a transition-home week including a visit to the MVA to get my car registered. The juxtaposition of seasonal … Continue reading

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Aloha Oahu

Saying good bye is hard, especially when one is leaving the paradise. Yesterday my month long visit to Oahu, Hawaii came to an end.  With a sad heart, I bid the island “aloha,” The visit has opened my eyes to … Continue reading

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