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Bright Lights, The Grateful Dead & A Leap of Faith

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Key All days are not created equal. I knew this day would be different the moment the surgeon autographed my knee with a sharpie. It was time … Continue reading

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Sunsets, The Karate Kid & Adapting

“All failure is failure to adapt.  All success is successful adaptation.” – Max McKeown This was a bad idea. My 3 year old daughter & I were sitting on top of a sliding board. As we started to slide, I … Continue reading

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Adversity, Knee Braces, & Attitude

“If the road is easy, you’re likely going the wrong way.” ― Terry Goodkind  ADVERSITY enters our lives when we least expect it. How we deal with our challenges defines who we are. While training in jiu jitsu, I heard a … Continue reading

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Class Trip

“The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” – Tom Bodett  No force on earth is as loud as a bus … Continue reading

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One Night in Vegas

“I only ever play Vegas one night at a time…it may not be the end of the world, but you certainly can see it from there.” – Robin Williams Picture this… You are in the middle of the desert. Times … Continue reading

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Life in Traffic

“What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino Being alive is awesome. It’s also a HUGE responsibility. This week a cemetery taught me something about LIFE. I was stuck in traffic next to a cemetery. It got me … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic

“Whenever you get into a crisis or an emergency, become the calmest person in the room. You’ll be able to figure your way out.” – Rudy Giuliani Life will test us. I was reminded of this last week during a Jiu … Continue reading

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