Author Archives: Patrick

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Old enough to know better

Between Done and Next

Between Done and Next…that would be what is meant by living in the moment… a hammock in the middle….* Norman Lear The STRONGEST BRAVEST, Most Beautiful PERSON I have EVER Known……    

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Delaware Coastal Marathon -Getting to know the Beast

Getting to know the “Beast” This is my second time in His/Her company.  The Beast – A mix of gender traits with a lot of the good and all of the bad of each.  This go around I rehearsed with the … Continue reading

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Consider the “Anum Carped”

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In the books it is……Finished the year with a 2.5 mile run for a total of 1500.06 miles.  1500 miles – Three 1/2 marathons and one full marathon. Last song listened to was “Eyes of the World” ..Thank you Jerry & … Continue reading

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Mia moments

My Beautiful four year old Granddaughter Mia Simone TIMEOUT SENTENCE At a family backyard BBQ the other day, Mia was sent inside for a “timeout” . After being inside for awhile, came outside seemingly preoccupied with where she left off playing.  … Continue reading

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MMRF 5K and more

I am not a huge fan of 5ks.  Seems that I have convinced myself that the only strategy is to start out full throttle and keep it there until finished.   So with some reluctance I entered a 5k this past … Continue reading

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Well I finished…

Well I finished… Not without the help of Christine who I shared a grueling (Not strong enough description) last 4.5 miles.  Maybe harrowing is a better description. My 1st reaction to my finish was mixed at best.  This was my … Continue reading

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“Never squeeze a wet bar of soap….?”””

Yikes!!! Am loosen it… Being so preoccupied with my up coming marathon, my mind has exhausted any rational thought.  Fear of injury / sickness has found me in a place of irrational scrutiny.  A minor slip from a curb screams … Continue reading

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Acts of kindness

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
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Penelope and the 3 P”s….

I’ve learned over the years that the 3 P’s are essential when dealing with downtime;   Persistence -to continue steadfastly or firmly in some state, purpose, course of action, or the like, especially in spite of opposition, remonstrance, etc. (from … Continue reading

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The “Open”

1860. The Very First Open. On 17 October 1860, eight professionals assembled at Prestwick for a tournament to determine who would be the Champion golfer. The winner was to receive the Challenge Belt, a prize crafted from red Moroccan leather … Continue reading

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