Tag Archives: goal accomplishment

Election Victory

Just finished a long day working at the polls (6 AM to 10 PM).  I am exhausted physically but high in spirit. The polls opened from 7 AM to 8 PM.  In addition, I was the designated driver to deliver … Continue reading

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On Finding Our Limits

Do you have limits?  Are there boundaries that you would not or could not cross?  Parents are notorious for telling their kids that the sky is the limit, that they can be whatever they set their mind to.  They mean … Continue reading

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How Was Your Day?

My son likes to ask that question when he comes home each day.  May be it’s habitual but my guess is that he is also curios about what I do in my retirement.  Am I sleeping in, having late brunch, … Continue reading

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What Is My Priority?

During my marathon training, I dutifully put in between 20 to 60 miles a week.  Needless to say,  that takes time and energy, lots of them in fact.  And I am usually exhausted as a result. One would think that … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 30 Sep 2018

Freedom, while positive in connotation, in extreme is neither comfortable nor productive.  Cases in point are prisoners and babies.  Neither are the preferred state for any society for sustainable operation. Guarding against the extremes, freedom is checked by the concept … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 16 Sep 2018

A post-marathon week, lots of reflections and contemplation, recovery, as well as waiting for the massive Hurricane Florence to make landfall. My Erie Marathon took place last Sunday.  I finished the race with a time of three hours thirty-five minutes … Continue reading

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2019 Boston Marathon Registration Opens

Today is Monday, September 10, 2018, the day after my Erie Marathon and the day of the 2019 Boston Marathon registration opens.   But I can not register. Why not? It is not because I didn’t qualify.  3 hours and 40 … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 26 Aug 2018

In memory of Senator John McCain. Week Eighteen of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 40.  weight is 143.5 pounds and resting heart rate 57 beats per minute. No question the Personal Record at the Annapolis 10 miler was … Continue reading

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Week In Review -19 Aug 2018

Week Seventeen of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 53.  weight is 145 pounds and resting heart rate 59 beats per minute. My Annapolis 10 miler result: 1:18:03, a personal record (more on this in future postings).  Input that … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 12 – Fun Run

5 miles recovery pace, sunny & 76 degree I enjoy running because I believe it is good for my health.  And I want my runs to be fun.  Therefore, once in a while I set out to run deliberately slow, … Continue reading

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