Category Archives: travel

Our Comfort Zone

Comfort zone, we all have them.  It includes things that we are familiar with. Things such as the neighborhood we live, the stores we frequent, the food we eat, or the language we speak.  Analogous to growing up in a … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 17 Feb 2019

Following up to an earlier post, I am reappraising my role as a parent.  Certainly as every parent knows, the job is lifetime but changing as we grow older. It is easy to get trapped in out dated mindsets and … Continue reading

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While-You-Are-Away

When traveling or vacationing, one of the decisions is whether to keep certain routines from home.  Routines like exercising, checking email, maintaining same diet or whatever your choice.  The balancing act is easier if you know which type of traveler … Continue reading

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NOLA

Said good bye to New Orleans and its Big Easy charm.  Fond memories of its food, history, and people gave me an appreciation towards what local identity is all about.  Especially a place as colorful as NOLA. I was surprised … Continue reading

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Chilling in the Big Easy

New Orleans is getting ready for Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday (March 5).  In 26 days, the City will be mobbed with revelers from all over, including the locals.  It is a good time to visit before the place gets … Continue reading

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Say Yes To An Interesting Life

“Life experience is preferable to material wealth,” a wise saying I must say so myself.  Read it from a travel blog which went on to say that travel is an excellent way to amass these experiences. And I agree. For … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 29 Jul 2018

Week Fourteen of my Erie Marathon training.  A cut-back week that coincides with my vacation to the Big Apple. Total miles ran this week: 23. I relish the opportunities that travel brings – opportunity to step back and reflect about myself,  to try … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 14 – Shifting Perspective

Travel day, no running. Travel shifts one’s perspective, by choice or otherwise.  Different surroundings, people, time zones, or climates that could jolt one’s frame of references.  It’s both the challenge, as well as the reward, of traveling. Challenge because the … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 3 – College Moving Day

4 miles with fartlek surges during mile 3. Cloudy and 55 degree. Big day today.  The fartlek runs this morning had my legs a bit stiff for the balance of the day.  But the main event today was moving my … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 2 – Changing Styles

Rest/ travel day, no running It used to be weird when in public someone is seen talking to him or herself.   Instinct is to walk around, shun eye contact, and avoid them like a plague.  That is not the case anymore.  … Continue reading

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