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Day 2 Week 17 – National Pasta Day?

7 mile easy, 64 degree Fahrenheit. It is not Buca di Peppo’s fault that today is National Pasta Day.  But why? Why do they have to run a promo for 50% off on their pasta? And certainly it is not … Continue reading

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Day 1 week 16 – Hill To Tempo

4 x 90 sec hill repeats at 7:00 w/jog down rest, 3 min rest, 3 miles @7:39 – 7:57, humid (thanks to hurricane now turned tropical storm Nate), 72 degrees. Another marathon specific run today, hill to tempo.  The hill … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 13 – Smartphone Or Dumb User

  16 mile easy. My mobile phone died.  Not the battery but the phone itself would not turned on.  It was a rude awakening to realize how much I rely on my phone.  The “simple” tasks I have taken for … Continue reading

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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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