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Day 5 Week 14 – Quality Relationship?

Trust, warmth, understanding, and support are all attributes of a quality relationship.  In the era of social media, these attributes are often cast aside in favor of number of likes, connections, followers, etc.  The quantity attributes vice the quality ones. … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 14 – Puerto Rico’s Fate

tempo interval 2 x 15 min w/ 2 min rest, 3.3 warm up & cool down The struggle we face often is not out there in the external world.  It is within us. Whether it’s conflicting values, competing options, or … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 13 – Subjective Truth

  7 mile easy, plus 4 strides. Truth are grounded in our subjective experience.  Hard to argue otherwise if you believe something is true.  Trouble is what our believe shifts based on passing experiences.  For instance, five people watching the … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 13 – Carpe Diem!

6 mile easy with heart rate of 114 – 120 and 124 – 133 for the inclines. Out about my neighborhood this morning for my 6 mile run.  The crackling sound of my every step meeting the dried-up leaves on … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 17 Sep 2017

Total mileage this week: 18 – a set back due to unforeseen event Ever being in a dream and the time just disappeared?  That is how I felt about this week.  I spent the first four days of the week in … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 12 – “Sorry” Is Unnecessary

Life is a full of surprises – whether you’re ready or not. Natural disaster, man-made event or even what’s for dinner, fate has a way of teasing us, testing us, and keeping us on our toes.  Because the unexpected can … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 11 – Patience, Part 3

  5 mile easy. When my mind is agitated, my patience becomes short.  Regrettably, my behaviors sometimes follow suit.  As you can probably guess that the outcome is never good.  Hurtful feelings linger on. Then I came upon April Stern’s … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 8 – Counter Terrorism?

6 miles easy recovery run (delayed posting for 17 Aug 2017) Barcelona was attacked by terrorists (ISIS claimed responsibility) yesterday.  13 dead and 100+ injured.  A vehicle plowed into a crowd of people, similar to the Charlottesville, VA attack just … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 7 – Among Strangers

Travel, no running. Full house of strangers among us. Sharing a common destination. Yet, not exchanging a glance nor word. Our choices are plenty and yet we are confined to a fixed space. Enduring the common experience as best as … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 6 – Restoring Balance

1 mile warm up, 6 mile steady (8:40), 1 mile cool down, 71 degree Yesterday was a demanding day, outside of running.  External demands for my time and attention like meeting and appointment were all consuming.  Of course, it’s life’s … Continue reading

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