I was asked to be a “pacer” for Ray Churgovich, or “Hawaiian Shirt Ray” for the Leadville 100. Basically, a pacer runs a section with the runner to keep him/her company, carry gear, keep an eye on health, hydration, etc. I ran with Ray from Twin Lakes to the Fish Hatchery (almost 17 miles) from about 6pm until after 10pm. Neeraj Engineer picked him up there, and ran another 17 or so. Lina Kelso was with Ray from Winfield to Twin Lakes – another long stretch. Ray finished in 25 hours, 7 minutes – beating his 2009 time by over…
Avoiding Negative Vibrations
Taking on the Energy of Others There are times when you may find that being around certain individuals or groups of people leaves you with feelings of discomfort. It may be that spending time with a particular friend feels draining or that dealing with a specific coworker exhausts you. Being around toxic or angry people is also draining. And you may even find that being surrounded by a crowd of people lowers your energy levels rather than perks you up. This is not that unusual. Each of us radiates energy and is capable of being influenced by the energy of…
Remembering Richard Wright – Pink Floyd
Richard Wright, a founding member of Pink Floyd, died today. Thank you for the great music! I was on my evening run tonight, the sun was going down behind the mountains and there were millions of bright yellow flowers in the fields next to the trail when “On The Turning Away” started on my IPOD. A really special moment and a nice way to remember this great musician.
The Effect of Not Doing
The Effect of Not Doing When We Don’t Take Action Life is sculpted on a moment-to-moment basis. Every one of the thoughts we think, the words we speak, and the actions we take contributes to the complex quality and character of the universe’s unfolding. It simply is not possible to be alive without making an impact on the world that surrounds us. Every action taken affects the whole as greatly as every action not taken. And when it comes to making the world a better place, what we choose not to do can be just as important as what we…
Randy Pausch Lecture: Time Management
Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture
Long, but worth it.
If you need a little inspiration
Especially if you are having a bad day, this will put it in perspective. One of the most powerful videos I have ever seen.