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My teachers

Age does not matter. It truly is irrelevant. The proof of that reality is what my grandkids teach me every day. I see courage. Refusing to be stopped in wanting to try anything and everything. They are fearless. They see the world as only possibilities. They want to learn. Try. Seek. Do. Whether learning to […]

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A reframing of the narrative

The saying  on the tee shirt said it all. It was perfect on so many levels. I mean there we were on Christmas eve morning, at Crossfit, working out doing the wall balls, ball slams, push presses, snatches and squats over and over and…you get the idea by now. But there we were refusing to […]

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The passing cars

I remember when I was very young, driving someplace with my parents and my sister, and my mom saying, as each car went by, that in that car was a story. She said, in each car , there was a story of successes, failures, health, illness, first moments and last moments. In each car there […]

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The spinning wheel

Here it is…another moment with the perfect song for that moment. Here we are swimming in change as I wrote about awhile ago and there is John Lennon. Of every great song there could be…the perfect one came on. Watching The Wheels is the song.  To me it is about blocking out the chatter of […]

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The frozen pony

The song has been on my iPhone for a long time. I think I first heard it in the 60s. I didn’t hear it though as a stand alone song. I remember hearing it as I watched the movie…The Strawberry Statement. We were in Cape Cod. It was at the time between law school and […]

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Lost or found

There is this barbed wire fence. It is built high. It is rolling barbed wire spun around wood posts and metal stakes. It is wide too.  Too wide to high jump over. A fall would place you in great harm’s way. The fence separates the present condition from the future possibility. It is there so […]

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A drive through America

We have been on the road for three days now.  Left Niwot and headed to Lawrence,Kansas. Then over to Clarksville, Tennessee and across to Valdosta , Georgia . Tomorrow we arrive in Miami, Florida. It is a little over 2,000 miles. What is so interesting about it was  how we just became part of the […]

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The unknown possibility

Embracing the unknown.  If you keep doing the same thing you probably are going to get the same result.  Maybe not, but the odds are good that same equals same. Yet, if you decide to release the same and walk toward the unknown, the possibilities are multiplied that  an adventure awaits you. There is a […]

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The look up and out

Soul of the earth. That is what I call him.  I don’t know his name. I don’t know where he comes from. For years he has simply stood there, arms folded, looking out over the horizon. The blanket is covering his shoulders. He looks completely content. He looks completely whole. He gives me the sense […]

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The look back, change and a glass of wine

What does change look like.  What does change feel like.  Tonight it looked like and felt like a lone figure sitting at a corner table , back to the rest of the restaurant, facing a big floor to ceiling window over looking a lake. With the storm coming in the water was rough and the […]

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