Tag Archives: value of blogging

Reblog: “Hope is a choice” 

Every time I read the news, I couldn’t help but get a little depressed. As Krista Tippett, host of the NPR’s On-Being, pointed out that “Journalism, the way it came down to us from the 20th century, is absolutely focused, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 10 May 2020

During this COVID-19 pandemic, clarity is rare while uncertainty is rampant. Nobody knows how it will end.  Meanwhile, bad news fill the page: economy tanking, death toll climbing, unemployment skyrocketed. The future as far as anyone can tell is gloomy. … 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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About Today (The Leap Year)

  A couple of noteworthy things about today: 1) It’s Feb 29 – a date happens every four years, 2) Today’s high temperature is 33 degree Fahrenheit in Washington DC area (the low is 23), 3) First US death by … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 5 May 2019

Know your pace for marathoners is equivalent to the maxim about know thyself – it is  easier said than done.  To realize the reward, paying attention and working diligently towards the end goal have no substitutes.  My marathon training is … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 2 – Reblog: Privacy Vs Security In A Big Data World

10 miles, overcast & 60 degree Privacy versus security online is a topic near and dear to most people. Or should be if it isn’t.  And the article by Tamara Dull (link below) gives an excellent overview of  why the … Continue reading

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The world’s 7.5 billion people, in one chart | World Economic Forum

I love info-graphics like this.  They are intuitive and help me to grasp otherwise very right-brained data.  Some interesting take-away are: Population: Over 75% of the world’s people live in Asia (blue – 60% ) and Africa (orange – 16%) … Continue reading

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Knowledge Is Power? Only If . . .

No.  knowledge is not power.  Not if you don’t use it.   Like books, sitting on the shelves collecting dust, they contain plenty of information but are useless if not used. What makes it even worse is that 90% of our knowledge … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 13 Jan 2019

Humans have emotions.  Therefore, we can relate to each others.  We sympathize how others feel.  Emotions gives rise to unique human traits such as art and poetry.  Of course, there are downsides as well – regrets, aggression, greed, and destruction … Continue reading

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Where Is The Buddha?

Here at the Running with Buddha, the reference to the “Buddha” is more symbolic than religious.  In fact, the symbolism doesn’t even have to be deep or profound. Most of  “insights” come from ordinary life events such as my running, … Continue reading

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