Category Archives: travel

Day 4 Week 9 – Welcome Home

7 miles easy + 4 strides The transition from travel mode to home has taken several days for me.  When on travel, eating out was the top order of the day.  No matter where I was, finding good eats was … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 20 Aug 2017

Another low mileage week, 20 miles. Finally made it home after 2+ weeks of traveling.  While it was a great to spend time with the family on vacation, our trip was exhausting, being on the road (and sea) during these … 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 3 Week 8 – Treadmill Running

2 mi w/u + 5 mi steady, + 1 mi c/d (treadmill) It has been a long time since I ran on a treadmill.  And today, that is what I did – 8 miles on the treadmill.   Let me … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 8 – Is it working? How could you tell?

6 mile easy with 7 fartleks Going on 8 weeks, I have been building my base running.  How do I know if I am progressing in the right direction?  Or for that matter, the right pace I need to support … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 8 – Life Without Internet!

Unimaginable – picture your world without the internet!  No social media, no Google Search, no Youtube  .  .   .  No way, right? But that is the digital detox I am going through.   Never realized how addicted my life … Continue reading

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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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