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No Goal, Just Fun

You know that I’m all about the goal. Long-term goals, short-term, immediate. Goals range from life-changing, to small or mundane. Goals give us a framework. Goals keep us accountable. Goals keep us striving for something better. But once in a while, … Continue reading

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Why I Took The Challenge

Last week I was challenged by my friend Rebecca to take the ice bucket challenge for ALS. I took a week to do it, not the 24 hours of the challenge. Why? As I say in the video, it was … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

Happy Memorial Weekend to all of you in the U.S. I do hope you will get out and enjoy yourself. I’ll be running (or trying to) 100K from Bear Mountain down to the George Washington Bridge (pictures to follow). Should … Continue reading

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Gratitude

At times our own light goes out & is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. ~ Albert Schweitzer Happy Thanksgiving to … Continue reading

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Post-October Breast Cancer Roundup

I basically avoided the month of October this year, at least in terms of breast cancer. I ignored all of the invitations for various breast cancer awareness events. I turned my back on all of the BC marketing. I even … Continue reading

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Inspiration

Today, I was inspired! Some anonymous guy inspired me to not cut short my workout. I played a concert at a local college. After, I thought I’d take advantage of their track to do my speed workout. Where I live, … Continue reading

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When Running Mattered

Then Twenty years ago today, before the whole world was engulfed in war, members of U.S. Army Rangers and Delta Force were caught in a firefight in the streets of Mogadishu. They were wounded and killed, pinned down through the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, End of Summer, and More

So, we’ve reached the end of summer, I hope yours was good. Clearly, I’ve been taking a little time off. I didn’t actually plan on it, but found I really just needed some time away. It’s not as though I … Continue reading

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Only The Dead Have Seen The End Of War

In October, nearly twenty years ago, I woke to a feeling of what?….Not of worry; I worried a lot in those days – my brother was in Mogadishu with his Ranger Battalion….But of something different, maybe just sadness?….Different in the … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Go!

I’m here in my comfortable little room in Darjeeling. Just back from dinner of some delicious Tibetan noodle soup. Now I’ve been unpacking and re-packing my bags. I leave tomorrow morning for the race, and need to reorganize so I … Continue reading

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