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My 2015 in Pictures

I didn’t want to let the last day of 2015 go by without one last post; and I thought it would be cool to simply post meaningful pictures from each month to capture the essence of the year as a whole. It was harder than I thought, and it took …

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Facing the Biggest Challenge Yet

It’s not about marathons, olympic lifts, or interval training; but it is going to take commitment, perseverance, practice and patience on my part. Right now I’m thinking about it-again, which is why I am writing about it. Over my lifetime I have always participated in physical activities that required me to …

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Progress Is Not a Straight Line

Where has the time gone? December means it is time to look back and reflect. As I sat at my kitchen table last night writing notes on Christmas cards, I thought about friends and family I have not seen in awhile, and well, one thing led to another, and here I …

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My Running Life

  The other day I received a survey that focused on the question: “How would you define a runner?” I answered simply, “Someone who runs.” The survey went on to ask things like: “How often does a runner run?” “What does a runner look like?” “Why do runners run?” I …

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Just like a 3rd grader

You know that moment when you realize learning has occurred-when you can see how and why to transfer skills and see how things are connected; when you can begin to apply what you have learned to new situations? Just like a 3rd grader. Take for example, learning to read. Once …

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