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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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Being present in your life

January 13, 2010: The Relevance factor: I have often heard the story of people who could not wait to stop the stress of the day…and plan days of recreation( whether the golf community or some other activity), who shortly thereafter deteriorate quickly, lose their edge, or die just a few years after the “joyous” […]

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