Tag Archives: balance

No Place Like Home

  At home, we are at peace.  We know where everything is.  We set it up that way so our routines find their bases. We can be ourselves. No pretense. No excuse.  In a world of push & pull, there … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 16 – Mass Shootings

  Marathon Training 57 min (6 mi), overcast & 79 degree Mass Shootings After this past weekend’s two mass shootings, gun control is again a hot topic. And chances are nothing will be done as before. Why?  Issues are being … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 15 – Connecting With Self (part 2)

  Marathon Training 72 min (8 mi incl 5 steady), overcast & cool, 71 degree My splits for the steady pace run are as follows: 8.39, 8.09*, 8.26, 8.01*, 8.23 (*= opposite direction) Connecting With Self Fifteen weeks into my … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 5 – Walking Meditation

  Marathon Training Rest Day.  Week 5 is a “down” week.  Which means a break with less mileage so my body can recover and prepare for the coming weeks. Walking Meditation After my morning meditation, I continued my session by … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 1 – Sustainability

rest day, no running Even though I am running short distances ( 3 to 4 miles)  each day this week, I can feel the accumulated fatigue in my legs.   That’s why today’s break is much appreciated. The built-in breaks in … Continue reading

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My Cars and I

My cars are old.  Leaks, squeaks, or cracks are more common than catastrophes. As such they need maintenance.  I don’t take them to the dealership anymore (for which I think they are grateful).  Too many items to fix and probably … Continue reading

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Feeling Cold

Feeling cold in the dead of winter is normal.  With the sun in hiding and the low temperature, winter is supposed to be cold.  Therefore, heaters would be running, heavy gears would shield us from the elements, and outdoor activities … Continue reading

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Change – Love It Or Hate It?

Survival is our instinct.  Ever since our ancestor’s saber-toothed tiger foe, the key to survival depends on how well we adapt to our external environment. It is as true now as then. Many things we take for granted today are … Continue reading

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An Integral Life

“Retirement agrees with you,” an ex-coworker complimented me at a recent event, another retirement ceremony that I was attending. Her remarks was candid and revealing to me.  I supposed it shows that we wear our disposition on our sleeve. Plain … Continue reading

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March Madness (San Basketball)

In less than a week, Spring will have arrived.   Something that I have been holding my breath and looking forward for awhile.   But life has an interesting way revealing itself.  At least that is how it unfolded for me today. … Continue reading

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