May 2020

Day Seven: Three Discoveries

Yesterday morning I began the first sentences of an update. Upon review, it was merely going to be a whinefest about my knee. It has not been a good knee week. So, upon even further review, I’m glad I didn’t finish and publish it.The week hasn’t been that bad I suppose. Come sunset, I will have logged about 47 miles or so (not totally sure because it’s only sunrise and… Read More »Day Seven: Three Discoveries

Daily RICHual #80: What’s Happening? NO, What are you DOING?

It seems like I have been operating under some kind of misconception. I joined Twitter in December of 2008. When you wanted to post or, excuse me, Tweet, the question you theoretically answered was “What are you doing?” Sometime between then and now they changed the question. Now the question is What’s Happening and it just doesn’t do it for me. I’m a child of the 60’s and What’s Happening… Read More »Daily RICHual #80: What’s Happening? NO, What are you DOING?

Daily RICHual 79: Getting a Handle on Your Strengths

What’s interesting about our strengths is the SUBjectivity that swirls around them. First, without significant self-awareness you might not know them and with significant lack of self esteem, you might not think you have any or many. Then, there’s those pesky other people on the planet, they may see you differently than you see you. So how do you figure it all out and come to some sort of accurate… Read More »Daily RICHual 79: Getting a Handle on Your Strengths

Daily RICHual #78: You’re on the Dating Game …

So, you’re on the Dating Game. Host Jim Lange has you primed and ready to go to compete for the date of your life on national television. The date selector on the other side of the screen who must be cuter than all get out, begins to ask you and your two competitors questions. They begin rather easy: what foods did you hate as a child, what color eyes are… Read More »Daily RICHual #78: You’re on the Dating Game …

Day 3: The Other Side of Hydration

Water, Water, Everywhere, but man I gotta pee. In one easy sentence therein lies the downside of hydration. I mean, I’ve done this before and I knew what was going to happen if I drastically increased my H2O intake. Unfortunately, knowing is not coping. So, today I went for 6 miles at about 11:45 am. Shouldn’t be a big deal, right? Well, it is if you’ve already consumed 70 oz… Read More »Day 3: The Other Side of Hydration

Daily RICHual #77: Know Your Strengths, Market Your Strengths

Peter Drucker said, “Most Americans do not know what their strengths are. When you ask them, they look at you with a blank stare, or they respond in terms of subject knowledge, which is the wrong answer.” Understanding what you’re good at, where your expertise lies can go a long way to having a more successful business, and maybe a more successful life. Gary Vaynerchuk said, “A key to success… Read More »Daily RICHual #77: Know Your Strengths, Market Your Strengths

Daily RICHual #76: May the 4th Be With You

As the Star Wars folks would say today:  May the 4th be with you! It’s a beautiful day in the pandemic world and to celebrate May the 4th be with you day, I thought I’d share a couple of my favorite quotes about the Force. My first is from Obi Wan Kenobi who said, “the Force is what gives a Jedi his power. It is an energy field created by… Read More »Daily RICHual #76: May the 4th Be With You

BONUS Day One recipe!!!

Holy Buckets!!! Made this plant based enchiladas tonight and it was delish!!! 1 can of organic black beans1/2 can organic corn2 cups almond cheese 1- cheddar 1- japlapeno3/4 cup cooked rice3/4 cup chopped red pepper3/4 cup chopped green pepper1/2 cup cilantro1 TBSP Vegan butter1 tsp organic oil1 tsp black pepper1 tsp ground cumin1 small lime1 can Organic enchilada sauce lettuceOrganic corn tortillas Heat everything on a large skillet (except rice and… Read More »BONUS Day One recipe!!!

Transformation: Day One, or so…..

This picture from 2000 hangs on the fridgeand in my office. Roughly 175 here. It was Gary Vaynerchuk who said, “Document, don’t create.” So here it is, the documenting of my transformation. I’ll more than likely be chronicling here twice a week or so. I like this venue because this documenting is really for me rather than some public hype thing. Given RunSpittle’s moderate readership, I’ll be safe here. So, here… Read More »Transformation: Day One, or so…..

Grateful Running in the Pandemic.

It’s interesting the subtle change. It’s not just today or last week, because it can also happen in that race when, for awhile, you’ve been reduced to a walk. You’re going along and you think, “well this isn’t so bad,” OR you’re thinking, “Man, walking sucks.” Then all of a sudden, the walk becomes a jog, a run, a jaunt….. then in that next moment, it’s completely different and you… Read More »Grateful Running in the Pandemic.