Category Archives: Self

24 years later….lessons from my high school graduation speech

I spent last evening digging through boxes of files that have been chaotically strewn around our basement storage room. After 3 recent home moves, there is no longer any semblance of organization to paperwork in my life. Tax files, bank … Continue reading

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But I REALLY want to be someone…..

I recently read this quote by Osho from an article a friend shared with me. “Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know … Continue reading

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An Alternative to the Coming Artificial Intelligence Dystopia

We all know the standard Hollywood fare for what the future of Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds. Skynet becomes sentient, decides we all have to die, solves time travel, and sends back horrible humanoid creatures with bright red glowing eyes but … Continue reading

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What I learned while running 120 miles

I recently completed the TransRockies endurance run. This is a stage race where you cover 120 miles and 20K feet of vertical climbing over 6 consecutive days. So you basically get up every day, strap on your trail shoes and … Continue reading

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I did a juice cleanse….and it sucked bad.

Like ‘I fell down some stairs because I tripped stumbling out of the bedroom where I found my wife cheating on me as I was running to tell her about a foreclosure notice on our house because my ne’er-do-well brother in law … Continue reading

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Man-Shaming

I get man-shamed in my house. I know in the current political climate my suffering may not qualify for top billing on any news site, fake or not, but the struggle is real. The reason I get man-shamed is I am … Continue reading

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Checking Every Box in Life

Life starts so clearly. So well defined and structured. And then it’s not…. The progression through early school is defined by achieving a clear set of measurable goals. You must pass each grade. You try out for the varsity sports team. … Continue reading

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