Category Archives: value

Day 5 Week 16 – To Be Or Not To Be

6 mile easy pace, cool &71 degree. First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 16 – The Waiting Game, Part 2

Part 1, here. The second time my life got put in a suspended animation is when my mom went into the hospital. My mother is in her mid 80’s and has an history of heart condition.  So when she complained … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 5 Aug 2018

Week Fifteen of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 60+ (high volume week). My weight is 145 pounds and resting heart rate 54 beats per minute. After last week’s cutback, my training this week went back to the marathon … 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 5 Week 14 – Standard of Excellence?

Excellence is easy to spot because it exceeds expectations, never settles for good-enough, and improves itself by surpassing the self. I get inspired witnessing excellence in action.  Whether it’s the Olympics, Broadway musicals, America Got Talent or similar, the common … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 13 – Mind & Body Training

6 miles easy pace, pleasant & 76 degree A beautiful morning for my 6 mile run.  What a joy.  My post yesterday, “Does Effort Count?”  has me pondering.  And my answer is a resounding YES.  As a matter of fact, appropriate … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 13 – What To Do On Rest Days?

6 miles easy pace, sunny & 78 degree When it comes to rest days, there is a tendency, at least for me, to do nothing and just let it all hang out.  After all don’t we deserve it?   Certainly, do-nothing … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 12 – Fun Run

5 miles recovery pace, sunny & 76 degree I enjoy running because I believe it is good for my health.  And I want my runs to be fun.  Therefore, once in a while I set out to run deliberately slow, … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 12 – Trying Time

  Give me your tired, your poor,  Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free . . .  Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me,  I lift my lamp beside the golden door!  ~ from the Colossal Statue of Liberty It … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 12 – Value Of Time

5 miles easy pace, sunny & 73 degree The amount of time we have each day is the same.  But how we value our time differ.  Here is an example of my time value has shifted. Before my retirement three … Continue reading

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