Tag: #determination

The Epi Ren Rises, Again

As you are reading this, I am in the middle of defending my doctoral dissertation. (I’m scheduling this post ahead of time. So, no, I’m not blogging while I’m taking the exam, silly.) The defense of the dissertation is the conclusion of five years of work on something that began as a crazy idea, became a dream, and then materialized…

Virginia Beach is calling my name

I went out for a run with the pup the other evening. It wasn’t so much a run as just a “move faster than walking” type of activity. I walked fast for half a mile, then jogged for half a mile, and then repeated it for two miles. It’s amazing how much I’ve lost in terms of running ability, and…