Facebook Twitter Gplus LinkedIn E-mail RSS

Maid to order: my “other duties as assigned”

Published on January 5, 2013 in Life

I try to share with readers my observations of life: the lessons I learn while running, my experience with my nutritionist, my thoughts on the news of the day, that kind of thing. But sometimes, the most profound thing I have to share is simply

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
3 Comments  comments 

I’m not “old,” I’m “classic”

Published on January 4, 2013 in Life, Running

Music is a powerful trigger for the memory. We all have those songs that instantly transport us back to a specific moment in time. First dance songs. Breakup songs. Wedding songs. “Our Song” songs. I don’t usually run with headphones on. But you better believe

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
5 Comments  comments 

Study adds to weighty discussion

Published on January 3, 2013 in Health, Life, Running

I was so surprised when I read this story the other day that I nearly dropped my cheeseburger falling out of my chair. A government study, one we paid for, now suggests that people who are overweight are less likely to die in any given period

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
5 Comments  comments 

Working on life’s puzzle

Published on January 2, 2013 in Life

I returned to the office today. The holiday season is over, and there is full year out there on the horizon. But that’s not what I am here to talk about today. No, what I am here to talk about is the Rubik’s cube that

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 

Looking forward to a new chapter

Published on December 31, 2012 in Leadership, Life

Here we are at the end of another year. This one was quite an adventure for me. It was a year of stretching myself and trying new things. After much deliberation, I launched this blog earlier this year. My goal in the new year is

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 

I am a marathoner

I did it. It took me 6 hours, 49 minutes and 15 seconds, but I did it. I ran my marathon. I completed the Marine Corps Marathon last Sunday. It was an amazing experience. I joined 33,000 other runners in the north parking lot of

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
3 Comments  comments 

Running the country

Published on September 30, 2012 in Running

I have some great running buddies in town, and I enjoy running with them every chance I get. But sometimes, you just have to run your own race. I am training for the Marine Corps Marathon, which is exactly one month from today. A couple

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
2 Comments  comments 

The right Manning for the job

Published on August 24, 2012 in Life

We are ready for some football this season in the Anderson house. The good news is that our rooting interests got a little smaller and more unified during the offseason. Time will tell which NFL team really won the Peyton Manning lottery, but we definitely

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 

Thought for food

Published on August 23, 2012 in Life

I made a big decision a while back that is paying dividends. I decided it was time to think about the food I was putting in my mouth. Here’s how I used to think about food: What’s for breakfast? Where are we eating lunch? Where

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 

Defying gravity

Melissa went parasailing recently. I asked her to tell me all about it. She told me about the beautiful beach, the clear water and even a stingray and a shark she never would have seen if she had stayed on land. In other words, she

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments