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4 am, an airport drive and weaving

I heard them from upstairs. One learning how to weave and her older sister reading the instructions and helping her figure this new project out. They sounded like they were back in Elmont , after school, trying to figure out a math problem in some high school home work assignment. It was timeless. The chatter […]

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Good friends and sunshine

There is something so comforting about good friends. Time and space fade away when you join together. As we walked the little town of Niwot, you reconnect and share hopes and wishes. You know that you are safe and just want the best for each other. The laughs are hardy. The history is deep. There […]

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Sledge hammer and the meaning of a single day

The Crossfit WOD included taking the sledge hammer and pounding the Mack truck tire over and over and…well, you get the idea. It was the last section of a rough hour of pushing ourselves to our personal best. It got me thinking about pushing ourselves each day to our personal best in all we do. […]

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Independence, a Harley and the open road

We pulled into Independence ,Missouri around dinner time. ¬†After wandering the quaint downtown area we pulled up the hotel of choice for the evening. Right in front of the lobby door was a beautiful blue and white Harley. The man and woman were saddling up. The leathers,the gloves, the helmets, headsets and the smiles. He […]

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Fort Campbell, the Big Red 1 and the road trip

As we pulled into Clarksville,Tennessee we started seeing the signs. Not big glaring signs. Subtle ones. An army uniform. A pickup truck with eagles on it. A lot of American flags. The song The Last Train to Clarksville kept running through my mind. Fort Campbell is close by. The home of the 101. The Big […]

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