Monthly Archives: February 2011

Happy Anniversary

Well here we are again. Today is February 24th  and on this date in 2006, I received my official diagnosis of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The week between February 17th and February 24th of 2006 was the week from hell; riddled with anxiety, anticipation, and fear of the unknown. During that week I was poked, prodded, [...]
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Odd Man 1.3.5 Off Road Duathlon

Come join the other odd men and women for the 2011 edition of the Odd Man 1.3.5 duathlon on March 26th, 2011 at Camp Ockanickon located in scenic Medford New Jersey. What is Odd Man? Good question. Odd Man is something a little different, and yes, a little “odd”. Odd Man offers three unique races including [...]
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Blog Talk with Anne Mahlum from Back on My Feet

An interview with Anne Mahlum, founder of Back on My Feet, has been scheduled for Thursday February 17th at 6:30 PM on my show Make it Count. For details ...
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One Key Short

I have a little personal theory in life. It’s sort of like my personal keys to happiness. I would venture to say that  my methodology works because I believe most people would see me as a generally upbeat person. I don’t usually talk about the keys although I did speak briefly about them at a [...]
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No Arms… No Legs… No Worries

Do you think you are limited? Do you think you can't? Are things just too tough and life has dealt you too many obstacles? I think you should pay close attention to these next four minutes.
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Registration for the Brad Schoener Memorial 5k and Music Marathon is Now Open

The THIRD Annual Brad Schoener Music Marathon will take place on May 21, 2011, and features a 5k Walk/Run in the morning through the beautiful 130 acres of Arlington Cemetery in Drexel Hill, PA. The 5k Walk/Run is scheduled to start at 10 am directly across the street from the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. An [...]
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Delaware County Community College Alumni Award Nomination

I am honored to have been nominated for The Wong Moss Outstanding Alumni Award by the alumni office of Delaware County Community College. This award recognizes distinguished alumni for their outstanding professional, community and educational accomplishments. It was created by the late Barbara Wong Moss, a former College trustee, and her son John in honor [...]
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Retire with Dignity and Grace

I hate to see them go from active, competitive, and being on top of the world one day to cast off to the side and just forgotten overnight. It’s sad. I prefer to see them treated with the dignity and respect that they deserve. Allow them to step down gradually and pass through a phasing [...]
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Sleep Tight

I am what you might call an “active sleeper”. I often move, twitch, and jerk in my sleep. It doesn’t disrupt my sleep in anyway, in fact I was a little surprised at just how active I can be at night. It also seems to by much worse after a long training day or a [...]
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