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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

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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

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Being the butterfly

I was catching up on some reading and came across the quoted paragraph below in a two page excerpt from the Sun Magazine December 2016 issue. “Some years ago, scientists attempted to create a long-range weather-forecasting program. It turned out that the

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Note to self

So this happened last Saturday. I opened the laundry closet door when the iron fell from 2 feet or so above me from the top of the stacked washer/dryer and hit me square on the lower sternum and left rib

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Not everything in nature has a function

My partner and I adopted a third, and final, cat over the Summer. This tiny little black and white animal named Arturo. It’s been fun to watch our other two Texas cats warm up to him accepting him into their

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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.