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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 6 Week 15 – Fortitude

  Marathon Training 103 min (10 mi), sunny, humid & 75 degree Fortitude I completed my “down week” today with a 10 miler.  But three of my fellow SRC members did their long run of  20 miles.  They are training … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 15 – Pain and Quality of Life

  Marathon Training Cross training, no running. Did a series of yoga for legs, hips, and lower back. The result is amazing, as if I had got massages for my lower body – relief of tight muscles, and associated aches … Continue reading

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Reblog: Learn Any Skills in 20 Hours

  Google the definition of “skill” and you get: the ability to do something well, expertise.  And according to Josh Kaufman, just 20 hours is enough to become “reasonably good” at any skill, including to play the ukulele as he … Continue reading

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People Lie!

It pains me to acknowledge it openly that . . . people lie. My point is why accentuate the negatives?! However it’s almost unavoidable. Everyday, the news headlines such as College Admission Scandal, Michael Cohen, Jussie Smollette, just to name … Continue reading

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RoboCalls

The phone rings again. I feel the hair on the back of my neck stiffen and the curse on the tip of my tongue, “this better not be.” The omen word displayed on the caller id says – “SPAM.” I … 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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How To Avoid Self Sabotage?

Who is there talking behind my back? Nobody, except my negative self hacks. Why do they pop-up in the worst of times? Guarantee that it SHALT happen every time. What can I do to make them less so? Pause, Acknowledge, … Continue reading

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Hope Is A Function Of Struggle, Part 2

Negativism is running rampant, at least it feels that way.  Not only here at home but around the globe: Teachers revolt, Me Too, Brexit . . .  The list goes on. Seems everyone is fighting.  Can’t trust each other.  Not … Continue reading

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Mindless Reading

Caught myself mindlessly reading the news and literally getting nowhere. Don’t get me wrong, it’s an exiting world out there: the President and Congress averted another government shutdown, disgruntled employee turned active shooter in Illinois was killed by the police … Continue reading

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