Category Archives: travel

Week In Review – 13 Aug 2017

Ran 13.7 miles today and a total of 21.7 miles this week. I am traveling this and next week.  Coincidentally,  my running so happens a low mileage recovery week.  So all is well. Invariably, what I see, hear, and experience … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 7 – Running Water

This may sound strange.  But I realized only recently that I have been taking running water for granted.  Turn on the faucet and the water flows.  Running water is a feature most of us living in the U.S. come to … 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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Too Hot To Flight?

  Summer began yesterday for folks in the Northern Hemisphere.  That includes me, yours truly.  And right on queue was the record heat. The temperature was so hot, flights were canceled in the Southwest region of the US. Rationales for … Continue reading

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The North Pole Marathon 2017

  The worlds coolest and only marathon run on water was held on Saturday (8 April). According to the Kathmandupost report, participants run on the mass of ice floating on the Arctic Ocean with thin layer of ice separating participants … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Un-Friendly Sky

Ever since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack, air travel in the U.S. has become much more difficult due to increased regulations and security requirements.  But the latest incident on United Airline flight 3411 from Chicago O’Hare to Louisville, Ky. this … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 19 Mar 2017

Approaching end of winter, hard pressed to say that I am going to be sad when it is over. The snow around the neighborhood is melting.  And I can’t wait to shake off my heavy gears and enjoy the outdoors … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 12 Mar 2017

From time to time, I reflect.  It happens less frequently than I like.  So whenever opportunity strikes, I seize it. Traveling in Greece this week gave me such opportunity. I was moved by the grandeur of its historical culture.  It … Continue reading

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Philhellene

If the title “philhellene” sounds Greek, it is (pronounced [fil-hel-een], meaning a friend or supporter of the Greeks).  And there is no one fits the bill better than the Roman Emperor Hadrian. Hadrian’s love for Greeks has earned him many … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 5 Mar 2017

This post is out of sequence due to my overseas trip to Greece.  Between the flights and time differences, I missed the last week’s regular review (hence this catch up post).  But it’s better late than never – before my … Continue reading

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