Monthly Archives: January 2011

Handling Mid-Life Issues with Musical Connections

Mid-life issues come in all shapes and sizes. Some buy Harley-Davidsons, some get divorced, some run half-marathons, a few go deep-sea diving and a few others get politically involved. It’s all about the “what next” question. At this stage in our lives, many of us have already been there, done that and are well settled […]

The Art of Getting

Here are three real life examples of how we contribute to charity. First: Since I was running the half-marathon last Sunday for Ummeed, a charity that works with disabled children, my wife sent text messages to about 25 of our friends and relatives, asking for contributions. Within four days, about 80% of them had responded […]

Get Up and Run for the Collective “Whoosh”

It’s that time of the year again. Marathon time! Tomorrow! As I write this, I have just emptied on my dining table, the Goodie bag from the organizers that comes along with the bib and timing chip. I would have assumed that Marathon = Sports = Health = Healthy Living = Eating Right = Real […]