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The book of your life

The day comes when the book is found on your nightstand. You open it up and each page is blank. The age that you find it differs from person to person. But sooner or later the book is found. An empty book. Each page blank. Yet, the time will come when each page is filled. […]

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The door to your destiny

I did the mile. Then I rowed the 2k. Then I did the push presses. Of course all that was done after the warmup of bear crawls. During each exercise you think about stopping, quitting or just sitting down but you don’t. Why? Why not? You keep going because it is you with you seeking […]

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Personal best …every day

The words “personal best” stuck with me. We were at Crossfit and hit two personal bests. Back squat at 165 lb and snatch at 90 lbs. But the words stayed with me. Why not in every effort go for your personal best. Test yourself. Challenge yourself. Push yourself. Your life must be going on all […]

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Your destiny is in the stars

You have to fall. There is no other way. There has to be the fall. That is part of the story. Your story. The fall is where the bruising takes place. The fall is where the lesson is learned. Whether the fall is an actual fall or a betrayal or some other moment of total […]

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Hour of the Wolf is now

Hour of the Wolf/An Experiment in Ageless Living….is now available on Amazon. It is Kindle friendly. I hope it resonates with you. I want to thank all my friends who kept telling me to “write the book.” ¬†Please let me hear from you. We need to have a conversation about living our lives outside of […]

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Seconds….cherish seconds

The Crossfit WOD took all there was out of all of us. At the end the floor was covered with sweat. The shirts were soaked through. The muscles were aching. The feeling was totally used up. Totally used up. Whatever you are doing be totally used up. Used up is a good feeling. Tapping into […]

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The rope climb

I remember being in gym class in school…the early years. The challenge was the rope climb. Climb that rope, touch the ceiling, get back down. Try not to get rope burns. No one wore gloves then so you always “burned” your hands on the rope sooner or later. It was such a test of wills. […]

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A light, a stroller and a lesson

It was early. It was around 6:30 am. I had just turned the corner heading to the Crossfit workout. It was still kind of dark. I saw them as I got to the red light. The young mother was pushing what looked to be a stroller. There was something different about it though. I couldn’t […]

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A date with destiny

9/11. You think about the day. You think about the date. You think about the tragedy. You reflect on the loss. The death. The horror. The sadness. The breaking apart of families and dreams about what was to be and never will be. ¬†And yet, you then think about the resilience. The spirit. The courage. […]

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There’s Always an Ice Field – Keep Your Eyes Straight Ahead

February 6: The tram ride up to the top of Mont Blanc was a bit fitful as the wind was howling. Once there you walk through a sort of ice tunnel where you get your ropes, picks, and ice cleats that cover the bottom of your hiking boots so you have better grip as you […]

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