Archive for April, 2011

April 29th, 2011 - 8:23 pm § in George Thoughts

Reflection on the 1 Hour, 40 Minute Plank

This was the first gorgeous day we’ve had in weeks!  Despite the salt trucks I see hiding in nearby bone yards, winter is finally, perhaps over.   I took in Springbrook today and knocked down a good 5- mile run, about a 9 minute/mile average.  This in prep for the 100 minute plank I would [...]

April 23rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm § in George Thoughts

Easter in Macomb with Brandon

First time in awhile that i’ve made the drive to Macomb to visit Brandon here at WIU.  But only after being up at 4am to entertain 4 clients I had scheduled this morning.  Troy was booked for 8am and ran his second USMC PFT in conjunction with my ongoing competition at the club which I [...][...]

April 18th, 2011 - 8:28 pm § in George Thoughts

The End and the Man with the Coffee

As I woke this morning at 0230 with a headache beyond belief, I was reminded that one year ago to the day and almost hour, I was waking up from a different sort of headache with the realization that we had fallen short and the April ride was done.  Most of all, I remember those [...][...]

April 15th, 2011 - 7:41 pm § in Uncategorized

The 80 Minute Plank

The 80 minute plank was held today at X Sport as planned and is conjunction with ongoing training to attempt a personal best of 222 minutes, projected to be done in late August, 2011. I’m going to use my blog here as a journal of sorts so that I might keep track of all the [...][...]

April 12th, 2011 - 8:14 pm § in Uncategorized

Senior Night at Andy’s Track Meet

I was out a Springbrook today, mid afternoon under blue sky and sun, light wind to my back but that all changed when i got to the track at N’ville Central High School this afternoon around 5:30PM when it got drastically cooler.  My son, Andy, asked me to attend the track meet, not only to [..[...]

April 11th, 2011 - 8:44 pm § in Uncategorized

One Year Ago

Nearly 4 1/2 months since my last post and while there are plenty of good reasons why I took a break from it all, I’ve missed it.  My blogs were a convenient place for me to put down my thoughts and feelings, ideas and the like regarding the life that  I’ve been living since both [...][...]