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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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Schooling of Politicians

The new 116th Congress has only been in session less than three months.   But some of  the  freshmen class are already making news lately.  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilham Omar, and Rashida Tlaib are three names come to mind lately. I would … Continue reading

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What Can I Do? A Strategy For Maintaining Control

Have you ever got lost, became panic, and found yourself lost twice as fast?  What would be an useful strategy in situations like that?  Everyone has different coping mechanisms.  Here is one strategy I will share that works well for … Continue reading

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We Are So Vain?

The popular Prairie Home Companion, a radio show by Garrison Keillor has this line about the fictional town, Lake Wobegon – it is where ‘all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above … Continue reading

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