Tag Archives: Life

Day 1 Week 7 – Hopes, Dreams, & Desires

6 miles easy pace include fartlek surges, overcast & 58 degree While hope is not a strategy, neither is worry a solution. The focus must be on the here and now. What is within our reach in preparing for the … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 6 – Embracing Self?

  Rest day, no running. The physical act of embracing self is not difficult.  Extend arms, stretch, and wrap around the body, the best you can.  Done.   That is the easy piece.  More difficult is the spiritual-emotional aspect of embracing … Continue reading

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Day 1 week 6 – Memorial Day – A Day Of Remembrance

6 miles easy pace + strides, overcast & 64 degree While the meaning of the Memorial Day often gets lost or confused, the following post is an apropos reminder. https://www.linkedin.com/embed/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6405942476456099840 As the author, Mark Deskins, my former boss, wrote “It’s not … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 4 – Grateful Thoughts

  3 miles easy pace, cloudy with light drizzle, 67 degree “Rain, rain go away, comes again another day. . .”  It has been raining everyday this week here in Washington DC.  Little children may want to play, but not … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 4 – A Wasted Breath

5 miles (2 miles easy pace, 2 miles steady, 1 mile easy), slightly humid & 69 degree We go through life doing many things.  Even on a daily basis, routine matters, special events, or surprises (the unplanned happenings) occupy our … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 4 – Misfortune Happens

  3 miles easy pace, cool & 67 degree The rain last night cleared the sky and washed away the pollen.  Wonderful in every way, except the thunderstorm also brought down my internet connection.  Yes, in the middle of the night, … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 3 – College Moving Day

4 miles with fartlek surges during mile 3. Cloudy and 55 degree. Big day today.  The fartlek runs this morning had my legs a bit stiff for the balance of the day.  But the main event today was moving my … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 2 – Life’s Up and Down Moments

  10 miles long run, cloudy & 71 degree Attended my son’s graduation today.  Gorgeous weather for the occasion and exciting time for the graduates and families.  In the midst of celebrating, a poignant thought occurred to me that life … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 2 – Changing Styles

Rest/ travel day, no running It used to be weird when in public someone is seen talking to him or herself.   Instinct is to walk around, shun eye contact, and avoid them like a plague.  That is not the case anymore.  … Continue reading

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SNAFU Tuesday

SNAFU is an acronym that stands for Situation Normal. All Foul Up (slightly edited version).  It seems to be a good descriptor today for the White House and our government operations.  Below are examples of what I mean: IRS’ online … Continue reading

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