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The Man On The Couch

Every day possible I go to the library to read for an hour, a favorite pastime of mine. Where else can you find guaranteed peace and absolutely no cell phone use. 471 more words

Tri Training and Prep: Rookie Version

Oh me oh my. My triathlon is in 2 weeks and I’m getting nervous!

PREP

  • TRANSITIONS:  First bike-run transition last week.  JELLY LEGS!  And not a good idea to bring my hydration pack (that I bought unknowingly in a MENS size, thanks, unknowledgable guy in the sporting goods section with the great idea to fit a 5’3” pint sized female into the biggest man size Osprey in the store) because it chaffed up my back where my racerback tank didn’t cover my shoulder blades.  
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Training

Make Gentle The Life of This World

More snow today means more watching The Pacific, an HBO show about the Pacific theater of World War II. I’m no history buff and my understanding of events is very slim. 677 more words

Visual

Measure of worth

On March 18, 1968, US presidential candidate, Robert Kennedy addressed an election rally at the University of Kansas on the failure of GDP, noting that it measures everything “except that which makes life worthwhile.” Napalm, jails, cigarette advertising, chaotic sprawl all figure in the growth tally: play, nature; integrity, compassion do not. 346 more words

Collaborative Consumption

Swimming in the Deep End in Second Grade

“Who is more important, a family member who makes a difference in your life or Martin Luther King, Jr.?” Imagine the wide eyes of our second grade students as my teaching partner and I posed this question near the end of our… 766 more words

Art

"Scranton Marked a Turning Point" in RFK's Life

(Reprinted from Times Tribune, Scranton PA)

The memory of Robert F. Kennedy rekindles bittersweet sentiment every St. Patrick’s Day in Scranton. This year, the remembrance is especially appropriate. 2,121 more words

Untitled RFK Biopic in Development

Endgame Entertainment have recently announced they are developing and financing a new Robert F. Kennedy biopic, with The Hunger Games‘ Gary Ross set to direct. 179 more words

Film