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Setting Fire To The Rain

Thursday, May 05, 2011      4 comments

I can't hide the fact that I am a lyricist. When I listen to a song, it's not just the music that draws me's the WORDS. I'm captivated, I paint a mental picture, and get s... Read more

Let's Take The High Road!

Tuesday, May 03, 2011      9 comments

I'll be heading off to Edinburgh, Scotland in less than 3 weeks to run another marathon. Edinburgh, the Scottish Capitol is only approximately 190 miles from my village south of the border. I've traveled that distance once before, 5 years a... Read more

Puttting a bow on Monday

Monday, April 18, 2011      1 comments

Today was a slower paced day because I made it so. No run day as I am taking a self imposed rest day. It's so like me to push each and every day without a break. Seems like I am always doing something I see the value of rest and keeping o... Read more

5 and 5 more

Sunday, April 17, 2011      4 comments

I'm taking a bit of a look back and then a look ahead. Five years ago now I was preparing for my very first marathon in Edinburgh, Scotland! This was to celebrate my second ye... Read more

Sunday's thoughts

Sunday, April 17, 2011      1 comments

Just jotting down a few thoughts about how today went. Sleep...not enough as got up an hour earlier to be able to get out for a 6 mile run and not be late for church. Run...very pleased with the run and used my Brooks racers and much improve... Read more

recap of Saturday

Saturday, April 16, 2011      3 comments

My plan for Saturday's for about 2 months has been to cross train with boxing. Excellent workout this week and the pro seems to always come up with new things. I can feel I'm getting stronger with my punches and stamina, even those dredded burpe... Read more

Every Second Counts-Race Report

Tuesday, March 29, 2011      8 comments

In the blink of an eye.....tick.....a fingersnap......tick.....a breath.....tick...a life accident averted.....tick.....a foot strike.... Life happens a s... Read more

1 and 9

Sunday, March 20, 2011      4 comments

One might think that the title of my blog has something to do with American Football. You know...First down, nine yards to go. But nope, not about that and not referring to the times on a clock. It's about races. I have one week until my n... Read more

Life is like a box..

Tuesday, March 01, 2011      7 comments match! Earlier today I feel like I got hit by a one-two punch. A right jab and then a left upper cut! OUCH! I am still reeling from it and a bit dazed and numb. I ma... Read more

Where do you go?

Sunday, February 13, 2011      4 comments

Sometimes life tries to squeeze the life out of steal away the tranquility, the serentiy, the peace that brings joy. Comfort can be hard to find when everything is zipping by like it's on a high speed conveyor belt. Where do you go to... Read more

Do what you enjoy...

Saturday, January 22, 2011      7 comments

...and you will be successful! I've heard that saying a number of years ago and am going to apply it to something I have recently discovered. I enjoy boxing! Bet you wondered why the photo, and that's the reason. My gym has a box-fit cl... Read more

Another year

Sunday, January 02, 2011      6 comments

This is the place where I should put my what I want to accomplish this year. The resolutions that I will work to achieve and the deadlines I will do them by. Instead I am just going to say, this will not just be another year, it will be THE year... Read more

Day One

Monday, December 27, 2010      6 comments

emoticon A simple idea, that is not just an emoticon. It comes from the story found in THE SPARK. Today is MY day ... Read more

Conquering my Mountain: Philadelphia (The Movie!) (video blog)

Tuesday, December 14, 2010      8 comments

This is the video account of my 8th marathon in Philadelphia in November 2010. Call it the movie to my previous written blog! Enjoy!... Read more

Conquering My Mountain; Philadelphia

Tuesday, December 14, 2010      11 comments

The final segment of my virtual mountainous journey concluded on Sunday 21 November. All the months of training; several worn out pairs of running shoes; the near 500 miles of tra... Read more

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