Tag Archives: Life

Staying Home Order

  An eerie quietness drapes over the day.  Streets are empty.  People deserted.  Where did everyone go?  The answer: staying at home.  Washington DC along with the two neighboring states (Maryland & Virginia) is under a shutdown order, effective yesterday. … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 29 Mar 2020

  Above, is an update on the COVID-19 outbreak as of this morning (The New York Times is offering it as a public service by tracking these data and making them available for free). The US has the dubious title … Continue reading

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Witnessing History

  Without a doubt, we are in a period that will be recorded in history as the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020.  While in it, uncertainty of the contagious disease’s track creates anges and other heartfelt emotions for all.  Completely natural … Continue reading

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The Most Important Paperwork?

It has been said, jokingly I presumed, that the toilet paper in our household is the most important paperwork. Now, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, I stand corrected – the toilet paper is the most important paperwork. Anywhere. Real or … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 15 Mar 2020

First the status on the COVID-19:  169,354 infected, 6,500 deaths, 76,618 recovered worldwide and  3,667, 68, & 59 respectively in the US.  Still no vaccine nor cure yet. Now the disease has been declared a pandemic, notifications of the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Self Love Revisited, Part 4,

  The term “self love” was a difficult phrase for me to utter. After some conscious efforts, I have gotten better in articulating it.  However, I am still a student on the subject. Whether self love or self compassion, I … Continue reading

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Spring Is Here

  Even though first day of Spring is still 10 days away according to the calendar, my senses tell me that it is already here.  How do I know? You ask. One, temperature forecast has today’s high as 72 degree … Continue reading

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Unspoken Benefits of My Blogging

  “Creating space to express how I feel” is an unspoken benefit of my blogging. Although the expressed purpose of this blog is a training journal for my marathon, I blog year round. And 20 weeks worth are focused on … Continue reading

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On Being Happy

  The secret to happiness . . . [pause]. . . is an easier life.  Yes, the answer may disappoint you. But what I observed based on my 5 years in retirement that being happy really is simpler than people … Continue reading

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Begin With The End In Mind, Part 2

  This is one of the habits advocated by the late Stephen R. Covey of the “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” fame.  Having the “End” in mind is useful in visualizing and clarifying the desired outcome(s) and paving the … Continue reading

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