Dan Stringer

navigating the convergence of faith, culture and the common good

Category: sports

January 31, 2015

Update, announcement, invitation

In this post, you’re getting an update, an announcement, and an invitation. First, the update: Back in December, I started a new part-time job at Door of Hope, an amazing non-profit organization whose mission is equipping homeless families to rebuild their lives. Given my social work experience addressing homelessness back in Hawaii, I’ve been thankful for the...

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April 21, 2012

April’s beautiful game

At least one of three things comes to mind when I hear the word baseball: my dad, my childhood and of course, the San Francisco Giants. The above photo was taken at blustery Candlestick Park in the summer of 1991. As you can see, Dad and my 7-year-old sister didn’t need to be reminded to look...

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December 18, 2011

How to run your first marathon in 26.2 not-so-quick steps

1. Find your motivation. For me, it was a bucket list-esque way to work through some grief issues during a now-or-never type of opportunity window during the peculiar year that was 2011. 2. Pick up a second-hand copy of The Non-Runners Marathon Trainer at a thrift store for $2. 3. Remember your goal: to FINISH...

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