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December 2017

You Can Trash 2017 AND One Year Warranties Suck!

So tomorrow, New Years Eve, I will probably run 5 miles. That will bring the total for 2017 to 1473. That is the worst mileage total for me since 2008 AND my eighth lowest year EVER! So, from the running standpoint, you can take 2017 and put it exactly where the picture on the left indicates: the TRASH.Don’t get me wrong, the rest of my life is pretty okay. I… Read More »You Can Trash 2017 AND One Year Warranties Suck!

2018 and Optimism As a Choice

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Happy New Year! As we say good-bye to 2017 and look to the coming year with hope and anticipation, I can’t help but to think it’s going to be an excellent year. The question, then, becomes: How do I (that’s you, me, anybody) make it a better year, or at least as good as we’d like it? For me, the answer has always been clear: Optimism. It has been said that… Read More »2018 and Optimism As a Choice

Eleventh Hour Gifts Without Shopping

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If you’re beginning to feel the pressure of running out of time to find the perfect gift, here are a few suggestions that may not be on their “list” but will certainly be appreciated. The gift of really listening without interrupting, daydreaming or planning your response can be exactly what people want when they have something important to say. The gift of affection with appropriate hugs, kisses and pats on… Read More »Eleventh Hour Gifts Without Shopping