Stark survival? Or not?

A tree in Sacramento This tree struck me with its strange appearance. Is it dead, but just still standing? Or is there anything still living? Am I simply thinking too much? I wish this tree was more vibrant.

Coincidence or Irony?

It's freezing outside. I took a photo of the frozen grass but not quite sure I was able to convey the iciness of it. I mentioned I need to get back to running. You may have noticed we had some terrible air quality here in California this summer, thanks to crazy wildfires and a lack... Continue Reading →

Collect ideas

"Be a collector of good ideas. Keep a journal. If you hear a good idea, capture it, write it down. Don't trust your memory." - Jim Rohn

Putting Things Off

Back on the second of November, I decided to "take a few days off" in the running arena. It was the day before the national elections and I felt like I needed a break. So I took one. And the one or two days I was going to take a break extended into about...oh, 27... Continue Reading →

Immunity

“Those who know how close the connection is between the state of mind of a man - his courage and hope, or lack of them - and the state of immunity of his body will understand that the sudden loss of hope and courage can have a deadly effect.”― Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

Strange Times in Cootieville

Today was an odd day. My spouse and I decided to go for a walk to the mailbox about half a mile from our place. Instead of cutting through the parks and walking the greenbelt, we decided to walk along the main road in our neighborhood. It was a nice day, blue skies, not too... Continue Reading →

A surprisingly good read

Copy Kat by Karen KijewskiMy rating: 5 of 5 starsIt's rare that a book (and number four in a series!) kept me turning the pages, with actual excitement at the solution. The plot kept me intrigued and it made sense at the end. Not a simple path to the conclusion. I also enjoyed the author's... Continue Reading →

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