Omaha Again

I finished my UCLA implant residency in the summer of 1993. My wife and I drove past Omaha en route to Toronto. We did not stop in Omaha as we were rushing over to Canada for my interview at the University of Toronto. I was trying to look for a job then. Since we moved…

Another Marathon

It is conventional wisdom that that one should do no more than 2 marathons a year or 3 marathons in two years. Biology dictates that it takes about 2 weeks to fully recover physiologically from a full effort marathon run. A training cycle of approximately 12 weeks is considered minimum training period. In the last…

Don’t Run Away

We are born with the ability to run even though not all of us are into running. Most of us dislike running as it is perceived as hard, unproductive, time-wasting, boring, monotonous, uncool, dangerous, etc. In fact, I never really had too much of encouragement from my family in running.  They did not stop me…

What? Test-lah

A group of 12 teenage Thai boys and their young coach were lost deep in a cave system in Thailand due to unknown reasons. After close to 10 days, they were found by a British rescuer. Rescuing them out of the cave system was not an easy task as the cave was narrow, little known…