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Day 4 Week 2 – A Summer Afternoon Run

It was almost 3 pm when the rain started to subside.  Temperature was 78 degree, and I decided to go for my 6 mile easy run.  The light drizzle felt refreshing on contact but the steam from the asphalt had … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 2 – Fourth Of July

It is America’s birthday.  Happy 241st.  I celebrated the birthday with a  6 mile recovery run this morning. Call me sentimental if you want.  But I am not feeling the same warmth usually with the patriotism on this day.  America … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 1 – Land Of the Free

Ran 5 easy miles (average pace 10:00). Overheard conversations between a communist customs official and a countryman emigrating to the US: Official:  Comrade, tell me why do you want to emigrate to the US.  Do you have any complaint about … Continue reading

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Encouraging?

To encourage is to be supportive and providing positive energy to the recipient.  For it to be well received,  a key step in the process is to understand the recipient’s situation – where they are? how they feel? and  what they … Continue reading

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Heart Songs

As an INTJ, I behave socially outgoing but deep down I am comfortable with the company of self. Naturally, one assumes that I am good at inward reflection and understanding my feelings, motivations, goals, et cetera. Not true. When it … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Seeking to Understand?

Here is the scenario: wife asks husband, “do you know what I mean?”  And he says, “Yes honey, I understand it perfectly.”  The husband is not lying, but he isn’t telling the whole truth either. You see, understanding someone is … Continue reading

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Heat Wave Or Global Warming?

  What is interesting about this national temperature map is that Washington DC is warmer than most other parts of the country.  Yes, give me all the “hot-air” jokes now, but I couldn’t help but think maybe this has something … Continue reading

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How To Say Goodbye Gracefully

“The End” maybe to the point but a bit abrupt.  Would not recommend it if graceful exit is the end goal.  Imagine someone sneezed, and you were gone. Couldn’t wait to leave? Instead, plan ahead, be positive and be brief. … Continue reading

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Me And My PDA

One day I caught my mobile phone doing something on its own – “accelerometer calibration.” Of course, that might be just the tip of the iceberg, considering all the updates that are happening in the background without my knowledge. But … Continue reading

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Such Is Life’s Progression

Knowledge, especially book knowledge, is kinda basic.  Meaning it gives the pre-requisite step to whatever needs to be accomplished. Knowledge by itself is not achievement. For example, knowledge from medical school to becoming a doctor does not guaranty one can actually … Continue reading

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