Turning 40

My sister in law asked several of us if we had any advice we would give to get husband who is turning 40. It’s caused me to think a lot about the things that have happened in the past 5 years since I hit that milestone, so I’m leaving a few things that i wish […]

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Selecting My Measuring Sticks

Years ago, during a conversation with one of my mentors, we discussed measuring sticks.  Measuring sticks, score cards, stock portfolios, statements of net worth, at some point in time, we all come face to face with the twin realities that 1) we all have measuring sticks and 2) they never show the whole story.  During […]

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A shift in my blog?

Recently I have been talking to a friend of mine, a long time blogger and writer, about the simple act of blogging. I told him about my blog.  I told him that I felt a great desire to produce meaningful content for each of my blogs.  I also expressed to him how draining it sometimes […]

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Rituals for Style and Substance

Rituals are interesting.  Rituals are often highly stylized interactions, with particular requirements of participants.  They are often used to help mark a passage of events in life, imbuing them with a significance that might be missed were it not for the attention that the ritual draws to it.  In times both past and present rituals […]

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Fitness: Three Levels, Three Components, Part 2

In my last post, I discussed the the process that brought me to a place where fitness began to be important to me.  I also mentioned the three components that made up a major part of the fitness equation.  In this post, which will be quite a bit shorter, I will share the way that […]

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Fitness: Three Levels, Three Components, Part 1

Before I say anything else in this post, let me begin by saying that I am not a fitness industry professional.  I am not a certified physical trainer, therapist, nutritionist, instructor or clinician of any kind.  Furthermore, I am not trying to put myself across as one.  Instead, what I am hoping to do with […]

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A New Approach

For some of you that follow or have followed me in the past, I want to apologize.  I have not been as reliable nor as focused as I should have been.  I owe it to you, those who will take the time to read this blog, to be more of both of those qualities.  For […]

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