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Back to shore

Sooner or later all the boats, swimmers, and other travelers need to come back to shore. That is life’s journey. So while you are out there travel bravely. Seek the horizon. Watch the sunrise and sunset in some romantic spot. Then just remember the return trip is always present. Travel safely.

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The gentle moments

I sat alone at the Miami ┬árestaurant table having a glass of wine. It was a quiet Miami night. The restaurant was just starting to come alive. The elderly man slowly walked in. He was struggling with each step but his two adult children were gently guiding him. ┬áThe staff clearly knew him and helped […]

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The river

It is the same but different. The river flows. It is there. It is always the same yet always moving and different from moment to moment. Time is like the river. The same but different. It flows. It is always moving. And we travel in it. We are passengers in the river of time. It […]

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The hero’s journey

We are all on one. Each of us. There is always a challenge. An obstacle. Sooner or later we are confronted with it. Our moment of truth. Are we victim, observer or hero. It is so easy to turn away. But we must not. We must face our challenge. There is that high noon moment. […]

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Bypass

I had bypass surgery 6 months ago this coming Wednesday. 5 bypasses. I am back at crossfit challenging myself to be more. Testing the limits of healing and the body’s response. I am pushing forward. I realized once again that the gift is fragile. Yet the body and spirit are amazing. We are the ultimate […]

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A question of character

It all comes down to a question of character. There is always the obstacle. There is always the fall. There is always a failure somewhere along the journey. But then even in moments of success and clarity when the hurdle is overcome, it is a question of character. The honorable, decent, gracious manner and style […]

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Legacy and meaning

What is our legacy. What is our meaning. To some extent it is told long after we are gone. We live our life. As we live it we write our meaning. Each day our actions create our legacy. Why does it matter? I guess the issue is what do we do with our time. Is […]

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The effort

Crossfit has been part of my life now for quite a while. It has challenged me, pushed me, tested me and kept me healthy and health conscious. After my heart surgery I knew it would be some time to get back to the effort. Slowly that happened. But on this day it was a full […]

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The ageless zone

Crossfit is an amazing answer to a long lingering question. How to stay healthy, focused and strong no matter the age. Exercise is vital, but Crossfit takes you to a different level. It is relentless in challenging you to push yourself beyond comfort. Beyond the zone of easygoing movements and into the zone of stretching […]

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The gift that is the day

655. Really. 655 posts. That seems like a good spot to step back for a bit. I hope you look through the posts and revisit the ones that touched you the most. We are ageless. We are writing our story. I hope you comment on those that had and have meaning to you. Tell your […]

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