I know my father. We've met, and I've seen him half a dozen times give or take. I know he is smart, that he left to go to Africa in the Peace Corps when my mother was 8 months pregnant, that several years later he came back to America married and with several of my … Continue reading 5 Ways Being a Dad is Like Working Out
So today was my aws (fancy government acronym for alternative work schedule a.k.a. MY DAY OFF). My mother is in town visiting from California so I've been looking forward to today for a while. When you have a kid, the faster you come to grips with some universal truths, the better. Chief amongst them is … Continue reading A.W.S.
So one of my goals is to run a 5k (3.1 miles) is less than 24 min. That works out to sub 8 minute miles. While I knew that I was nowhere near ready to reach for my goal at last Saturday's race, it was a great opportunity to get an honest assessment of where … Continue reading Beat the Deadline 5K
So, I run a mentoring program. While I love working with the boys, some days its more rewarding than others. One highlight, is that at our workshops we go over ideas and concepts some of which, if I ever knew, I forgot long ago. One such concept, is the importance of goal setting. We teach … Continue reading Goals