Tag Archives: endurance

To Endure

I recently received notification that WordPress has been publishing this daily blog for eleven years. Add to this, more than another year on the Yahoo! blogging platform, and we have about a dozen years for bluejayblog’s existence. I mentioned this … Continue reading

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To Endure

One of the acquaintances I knew when I used to go to the gym each day, had competed in the “Hawaii Ironman Triathlon” and finished in the top ten. He once showed me the ring he earned from the event. … Continue reading

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It seems that physical and mental endurance are on sliding scales that vary in contrasting ways as we age. I reflected upon this question while shoveling some snow off of the driveway. When I was much younger, snow scooping tasks … Continue reading

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There’s a bottle of “Nu Finish” car polish stored underneath the kitchen sink. Although I don’t use it on the car, I use it on various old plastic items around the house to make them look newer and to protect … Continue reading

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