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The Purple Monkey Run - September 3, 2016 Alvin, TX
Friday, September 09, 2016      8 comments

I rarely run races during summer because it's too darn hot and humid in Southeastern Texas. Generally, I get my runs done early in the morning before sunrise during summer months. When the sun comes out I'm like a vampire---looking for shade. ... Read more
Quote for the Day July 23, 2016
Saturday, July 23, 2016      5 comments

There's nothing you can know that isn't known. Nothing you can see that isn't shown. There's nowhere you can be that isn't where You're meant to be It's easy. All you need is love, all you need is love, The Beatles... Read more
Quote for Today 7/9/2016
Saturday, July 09, 2016      6 comments

The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it. Through violence you may murder the liar, but you cannot murder the ... Read more
Today I needed to laugh - Joke of the Day July 7, 2016
Thursday, July 07, 2016      14 comments

A driver was stuck in a traffic jam on the highway outside Washington, DC. Nothing was moving. Suddenly, a man knocks on the window. The driver rolls down the window and asks, "What's going on?" "Terrorists have kidnapped the enti... Read more
Memorial Day: A Time to Remember
Monday, May 30, 2016      10 comments

Memorial Day began as Decoration Day --- set aside for laying flowers and other mementos on the graves of loved ones who died while serving their country. We honor them for the great sacrifice they made to protect this nation. We embrace their f... Read more
Chasing goats
Thursday, May 26, 2016      11 comments

I like to run. On average I log about 20 to 25 miles a week with an addition 3 to 5 miles per day walking. Running is therapy. It strengthens my body, clears my mind, keeps me out of trouble, and saves me money. Although, I must admit, it's pr... Read more
Quote of the Day May 9, 2016
Monday, May 09, 2016      11 comments

"Success comes from knowing what you don't know, more than coming from what you do know." - Ray Dalio ... Read more
House for sale
Monday, May 02, 2016      11 comments

I finally got my house on the market. Construction on new home should start this month. I'll probably be living in a tent for a few months if I'm lucky. It'll beats the doghouse that I sleep in occasionally--it's really not that bad except fo... Read more
Quote for Today 4/4/2016
Monday, April 04, 2016      12 comments

"As I have gotten older and wiser I discovered that there are six things that I really loved about my job. Pay day, lunch time, quitting time, vacation time, holidays, and of course RETIREMENT!"... Read more
Quote for Today 3/6/2016
Sunday, March 06, 2016      11 comments

"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." African proverb... Read more
Quote for today 1/26/2016
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      14 comments

Sometimes the strength in you is not a big fiery flame for everyone to see, it's just a tiny Spark that whispers ever so softly, "Keep going. You got this!" ... Read more
Quote for Today 1/20/2016
Thursday, January 21, 2016      16 comments

"Throughout years and years, slow and steady wins the race. Is greatness winning? Is it losing? Is it recovery? It's all of them, plus being good to yourself. I don't have regrets. I don't live in the past. I live in the present and learn not... Read more
Results of the ABB 5K
Sunday, January 17, 2016      8 comments

The ABB 5k in Houston is the second largest race in which I've participated with over 6000 runners. The largest was New Orleans' Crescent City Classic (10K) that attach over 20000 runners. ABB 5K result Finish time 29:56 Pace: ... Read more
The Great Wall of Chocolate
Wednesday, January 06, 2016      9 comments

For me, eating chocolate is my second favorite thing to do and I don't need Viagra to do it! December 9th is my wife, Martha's, birthday. Since we've been married for 35 or so years, (I have a problem keeping up with the year and I don't h... Read more
I started the year off running!!
Saturday, January 02, 2016      10 comments

That is running in a 5K race on New Year's Day. Specifically, Run Houston! Sam Houston Race Park - 5k Unofficial results Finished 6th in my division. Still waiting on official time - clock time 28:56 UPDATE: Finished: 4th in divisi... Read more

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