Excuses are for amateurs (photo: yesterday’s early morning view from hotel room) An hour walk versus an hour run. Take what we can get, when we can get it. The alternative is to be inactive. Excuses are for amateurs. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.