Tag Archives: Life

Day 3 Week 16 – The Waiting Game, Part 2

Part 1, here. The second time my life got put in a suspended animation is when my mom went into the hospital. My mother is in her mid 80’s and has an history of heart condition.  So when she complained … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 16 – The Waiting Game

8 miles easy pace, sunny & 84 degree. It is all too familiar that life’s circumstance can traps a person in suspended animation.  These drama happens at places like waiting in the airport, hospital, traffic, etc. where one’s emotion and … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 15 – Transition Back

Travel day, no running. “43” days to the Erie Marathon.  That is what my blog’s countdown calendar shows which leaves me just a little over six weeks of time to prepare before the big race.  What ahead is the marathon specific … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 14 – A Good Life

Rest Day.  No running. Three and a half years ago I retired from the federal service.  Ever since, my life has been on an wonderful journey.  Not that I disliked my job or the people I worked with. Only that … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 12 – Trying Time

  Give me your tired, your poor,  Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free . . .  Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me,  I lift my lamp beside the golden door!  ~ from the Colossal Statue of Liberty It … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 1 Jul 2018

Week Ten of my Erie Marathon training.  Half way there. Hoohoo.  Total miles ran this week: 26 (down-week).  My weight is 148.2 pounds and resting heart rate 53 beats per minute. On top of being a down-week, the highlight of the week … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 9 – Between Dream & Reality

5 miles (steady pace 3 &4), sunny & 75 degree For most of us, there is a gap between our dream and reality.  Do we go after our dream or deal with our reality, that is the question. I believe … Continue reading

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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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