Tag Archives: endurance

Day 6 Week 3 – The Longest Run

12 miles at easy pace, cool weather & 62 degree Today is the longest run in my marathon training thus far.  Sounds funny but that               is how I felt this morning.  The cool weather … Continue reading

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Slow Down!

  Not too often we hear words like “release, slowdown, or patience,” in our busy work environment.  Certainly not here in Washington, DC.  Unless you chanced to be in a yoga or meditation retreat, those are special circumstances. Or are … Continue reading

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On Human Answer

The Nature’s answer is logical like the water cycle explainable by physics.  It makes our world ticks. And by extension, our human life and history possible. Our Human answer, on the other hand, is emotional.  Often justified with logic that is … Continue reading

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Reuse Me Please

While in Oahu, Hawaii, I noticed a label on the bottom of the plastic shopping bag (pictured above).  It reads, among other things: made of 80%+ post consumer recycled material designed for at least 125 uses included instructions for clean … Continue reading

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Back To Reality

Like a political junkie, I used to follow the daily bits and pieces of what’s going on inside the Capital Hill, White House, and Washington Beltway.  It was my way of getting engaged, thinking whatever comes out of here will … Continue reading

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Just Say No, Not

Saying no is easy when the recipient is someone else.   Why bother to make an effort, take a risk, or lift a finger to help someone?  It’s more work for us.  Isn’t it?   This is how I feel on my … Continue reading

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Bitterly Cold

Back from my travel to Hawaii and Southern California. Home is breezy and cloudy with a high temperature of mid 40s.  What a contrast (as compared to mid 70s in HI and mid 60s in SoCal). Feel as if my … Continue reading

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Quality Time?

When it comes to quality time, it is easy to confuse it with good time.  Even though both have positive connotation, there is a key difference – a quality time requires much more engagements than a good time. I could … Continue reading

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What Is Your Thing?

If you are trying to decide on your New Year’s resolution(s), may I suggest first finding out what is your thing.  Then you have a better chance finding a good resolution.  Allow me to elaborate. I run marathon.  Do I … Continue reading

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On The Trail Once Again

I like trail running in the woods.  It is different:  different mindsets, muscle groups, and definitely different challenges. On this relative “warm” winter day (temperature reaching 60s Fahrenheit), I took my run into the woods.  The rain yesterday disguised the … Continue reading

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