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Adding Intensity Back

  Erie Marathon has been in my rear-view mirror for over six weeks.  And I am finally adding intensity back into my running.  Why? Not that I have a race coming up.  The addition has more to do with me … Continue reading

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Off-season Should Be Pain-free

  Training can be stressful. Pains due to strain, overuse, or worst, injury, all self induced, are common symptoms associated with any kinds of physical training. After all, isn’t it the price of admission for pushing the envelopes? And most … Continue reading

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21 Mile Run – Post Marathon

  Ran 21 miles this morning. It took me 3 hours and 49 minutes, about the same duration as my Erie Marathon time.    Sounds crazy?   Nay. It was a loooooong social run in that I was accompanying a fellow … Continue reading

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Give-And-Take

  Relationship is always a give-and-take.  Everyone knows or should know that one-sided relationship will not last.  If your “friends” who only call when they needed something, how long would you keep their company? Now, the give-and-take can be subtle.  … Continue reading

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Mid October In The Mid Atlantic

Leaves covering the sidewalks and making crunching noises when stepped upon are now gone. Cleanly swept away by the wind gusts that have been going strong all day.  Seasonal change is in the air.  And with feeling a shiver, I … Continue reading

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South Park Vs NBA

  South Park vs. NBA. And the game is played in China.  A controversial topic with this underlying question: Is there thing more important than money? At first blush the answer seems obvious:  Yes, of course.  Why would the two … Continue reading

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What Do I Care?

  Lots of things vie for our attentions. In a busy environment, we have to be stingy with what to spend our time and effort on. It’s the nature of the beast.  A sign of the times. If we try … Continue reading

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Columbus Day Observed

  Today is Columbus Day, as in Christopher Columbus. The explorer who discovered America in 1492. At least that is how I learned it. A national holiday in the US (for 82 years) and elsewhere. What I don’t get is … Continue reading

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“I Believe I Can Fly”

  Like the 4 minute mile barrier shattered by Roger Bannister in 1954, today Elioud Kipochoge, the reining Olympic Gold medalist, proved that the 2 hour marathon barrier is a myth.  He broke it in Vienna Austria with a time … Continue reading

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Build Bridges, Not Walls

  Easy to get walled in now-a-day.  For example, are you a Republican? LGBTQ? Nationalist? Liberal? The list goes on. No shortage of labels and people ready and willing to peg us into artificially identifiable circles. Within these circles, walls … Continue reading

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