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ACTIVE_AT_60's Blogs

Saturday, April 24, 2010      11 comments

I am not the best to write blogs. There are many reasons for that, but one of them is that my essay skills could be better. If you have followed me, my blogs, my training, and my health issues, you will know this is a work in progress. ... Read more
'just a short run' - Pittsburgh 3.27.10
Monday, March 29, 2010      11 comments

The rivalry was put on hold. No Steelers, Browns, Red Wings or Penguins comments. LOL It was all about bringing out the spark and so we did in a run called 'just a short run'. The run is to benefit the leukemia and lymphoma society and the mone... Read more
Keep my former church in your prayers
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      15 comments

My former church next to the Clinic was presumably struck by lightning this am. Watch the dramatic video on the link - keep the people who worship there in your prayers.
s/fire-sweeps-through-church ... Read more
Sparkpeople on CNN
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      5 comments

check out this website for the story
index.html?hpt=C2 ... Read more
My 2010 ski vacation ...
Sunday, January 31, 2010      11 comments

I returned to NE Ohio last night, where it was much colder than it ever was during the week in MT. However, I returned with some fabulous memories. With the exception of 2007, ... Read more
Why I don't go out to eat ...
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      13 comments

The other day my wife and I went shopping. After the shopping we did not feel like going home and cook. We stopped by the 'cheescake factory' for dinner. My wife had a salad as an appetizer, a pasta dish and a glass of wine. I had a beet salad a... Read more
Happy new you ... or happy new year.
Sunday, December 13, 2009      5 comments

If you are like most people, you are more than likely beginning to look at New Years resolutions. STOP!!! Don't do that!!! They don't work. What, is this dude completely nuts. Nope. How did you get to where you are now. You got here by mak... Read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2009      12 comments

Dear SP friends. Thanksgiving for me is very important. It is the time of the year where I reflect - reflecting on the year past. This year a special group of friends will be in my thoughts and reflections. They are called my SP friend... Read more
End of the 2009 race season
Sunday, November 22, 2009      7 comments

Today I did my last scheduled event. A flat half marathon in a suburb of Cleveland, which I have done twice before. This was my 4th half in 8 weeks. I can't decide if I am just bragging or I have reasons to be proud, but it is behind me. I ... Read more
Last planned 13.1 for 2009
Sunday, November 01, 2009      6 comments

This weekend I drove to Pittsburgh to run the inaugural 'spirit of Pittsburgh'. It has been in the making for some time, and it got to be a great - albeit a little hectic weekend. Two friends from my time in the Biggest Loser Club, and my ... Read more
The countdown has begun
Saturday, October 24, 2009      8 comments

Friends - I got myself a date in May ... the date is the Avia Wildflower Triathlon, and as of now I will be doing the olympic distance. I am very excited about it, but also somewhat apprehensive. Lots of hard training is ahead.... The... Read more
Detroit marathon/half marathon
Monday, October 19, 2009      10 comments

As I was in the waiting room today for my physical, I was pondering what I would write in this blog. As excited I am by my PB in Detroit, I am also sad because three runners lost their lives, and I want to put some perspective on this tragedy wi... Read more
Sunday, October 11, 2009      7 comments

Earlier this summer I went down to ride with Bill (BILLALEX70) Anne (AMCG2002), Nancy (ROOKIERIDER) and Bill's buddy Ed (not a sparker). We had a blast and you can read my version in the blog titled 'Sparks flying in Mansfield (Ohio)'. Bill... Read more
Akron marathon/half marathon
Saturday, September 26, 2009      7 comments

Today I ran the Akron half ... I sent out a little report to my friends - I am copying and pasting it to you: -- I have had a couple of people ask me for a race report from Akron half marathon, so I am sending out a bulk mail to a bunch o... Read more
Read your labels
Thursday, September 24, 2009      4 comments

For some reason I started to gain weight last week. The gain was at a rate which made me puzzled. Today I reached approximately (for my eyes only) lbs, and I started looking at what I ate, what I had changed, until I reached an ah - ha moment. ... Read more

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