Category Archives: Exercise

Guest Post: Fitness Accessories For The Busy Person

Guest post by Sara Upton As a recent college graduate, I’ve found my time is much more of a commodity than it used to be. In school, it seemed like life was much more carefree than it is today, and … Continue reading

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One Look Back, Then Onward

Yesterday afternoon, I carved out some time to take a long walk. It was sunny and clear after the morning fog burned off. I’m sure the tall Redwoods in our yard appreciated the mist in the morning.  I had read … Continue reading

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Haiku Catchoo I & 2

Stroll along the beach, To eye, to sniff another, Tails up! Wag! New friends! I walk along side Of you, to shield you from harm. As long as I can. This post was inspired by the Daily Post’s Weekly Writing … Continue reading

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Walking Through The Beach At Half Moon Bay

One Saturday afternoon, we went hiking along the Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail.  After a few miles, we decided to walk down the cliff where there was a well-worn trail and walked along the beach.  It was a quiet afternoon. … Continue reading

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Die Running

She was a retired Physical Education teacher from San Jose, California.  She had been a runner for over a quarter of a century.  She’s one of a growing number of marathon runners who started running marathons after their 50th birthdays. … Continue reading

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My 2013 Challenges

I’ve been mulling over what to challenge myself this coming 2013. It’s definitely coming up in a few hours. So, here’s my list, and I hope I can look back to it at the end of 2013 with deep joy … Continue reading

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Still Waiting To Like Yoga

Okay, I admit it:  I’ve been a slacker for the most part of 2011 with regular exercises.  And so, as the new year rolled in, I resolved to motivate myself to get back on track with my promise to myself … Continue reading

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I woke up this morning realizing that I am about to turn another year older and I am not happy about that at all. Mainly because the reminder came, not as a sweet thought of birthday cake and greetings from … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Mortality

I received an email from an old friend, Christine Leviste-Consunji. She was asking for prayers for one of her sisters, who would be undergoing surgery for cancer.  Needless to say, this took me by surprise.  My mind wandered off to … Continue reading

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