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A needlepoint journey starting with Ganesha

I’m old enough now to hear the newness of discovery in the younger folks around me as they begin to line up along the compasses of their lives. I’m going to be 50 in a little less than a year

Posted in personal

Being There: Practicing mindfulness in the Workplace

This post will attempt to deliver a message of being present. Staying focused on a given job and doing it with 100% attention to the people around us. I will be sharing three techniques I learned over the course of

Posted in personal, professional

Pink flowers and magic

Who schedules brunch on the day that Daylight Savings happens? Oh right, that was me. So I had brunch with a friend this morning at a restaurant called North Star in the Short North. Not to sound like an old

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Locker room talk

Everything was going fantastic. One of the best days so far in what was turning out to be a perfect week. The marketing had begun for a talk I’m doing for a local tech group. I got some awesome projects

Posted in personal

February… from the rear view mirror

While I did better this year than I did last year Winter always sucks the air out of me. It’s like I know it’s coming and I keep busy, line up cool projects, listen to great music and connect with

Posted in general, personal

No one wins a nuclear war

Even the air seems hot these days. It’s as if 2017 came electrified along political lines pushing people further apart from one another. Following is a recount of three situations I experienced that make me give pause while thinking about

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Schools of diet thought

There’s a lot of confusion about diet’s. There are 1000’s of different types of diets for weight loss, cross fit, running, ageless beauty, health and performance. Diets for heart disease are no exception however, several schools of thought seem dominant.

Posted in food, general, personal

2017 AIDS Walk Central Ohio for Tom

I was working on the High School paper back in my senior year in 1986 when I first heard about “gay cancer.” This was just after I had gone to a retreat with some of my peers and had my

Posted in general, personal

On losing my shirt and meditation

There’s a difference between chemically peaceful and having inner peace. I found this out over the course of an unusual year. This is my story of how I realized part of the puzzle of fighting heart disease includes meditation, prayer

Posted in personal, running

First group meditation

I’ve usually thought about meditation in terms of patchouli drenched, granola eating and poncho wearing hobbies for the celebrity folks who attend Burning Man. Possibly as an excuse for taking a nap. So it took me some effort to get

Posted in general, personal

Activity

  • Cool down run
    On June 24, 2017 9:01 am rode 3.40 mi. during 00:33:33 hours climbing 0.00 ft.
  • Pets Without Parents 5k
    On June 24, 2017 8:30 am rode 3.10 mi. during 00:29:15 hours climbing 0.00 ft.
  • Morning Walk
    On June 24, 2017 7:35 am rode 1.90 mi. during 00:32:00 hours climbing 0.00 ft.
  • Weight Training
    On June 23, 2017 6:52 am rode 0.00 mi. during 00:20:00 hours climbing 0.00 ft.
  • Afternoon Walk
    On June 22, 2017 5:00 pm rode 1.10 mi. during 00:20:00 hours climbing 0.00 ft.
  • Afternoon Walk
    On June 21, 2017 5:00 pm rode 1.10 mi. during 00:20:00 hours climbing 0.00 ft.