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11-02-2018
Once you decide to do something, chances are that there is someone, usually near you, that will help you. Once I decided to do a marathon, experienced runners came forward to help with suggestions. I ...
10-26-2018
When I was starting over, I knew how to do it. Through a set of circumstances, we had lost everything and we were thousands of dollars in debt. The house with a swimming pool, high on a hill overlooki...
10-12-2018
Was planning my day recently, I was reminded of a personal belief, “Whatever I am scheduling, I am trading my life for it!” Whenever I watch a sporting event on TV or in person, I am trading my life f...
09-21-2018
Not because they are better than those who are inclined toward being “a taker” but they share that the act of kindness on their part, produces a sense of well being. Encounters are often one of three ...
09-14-2018
I was running the New York City Marathon. In that marathon, you run through the five boroughs starting in Staten Island, across the bridge into Brooklyn, then Queens, Manhattan, and into the Bronx and...
09-07-2018
I used to run with the CEO of Weyerhaeuser, Asia, and being a very bright running mate, he left some memorable lines over the miles. He, when talking about old friends, in fun, mentioned that they wou...
08-27-2018
Impossible to know how much your act of kindness, of thoughtfulness, may mean to the recipient. I have a friend that I see when we are playing golf, I see him in the locker room and a member or two of...
08-17-2018
The great 12th Century Jewish Sage Maimonides wrote that charity is a blessing and we must all exercise it if we can. “But, the finest form of charity is to enable a poor man to support himself with h...
08-10-2018
When I joined a gym about 60 years ago, I met a “man inspired”. Earl Willetts was a legend. He was in his late 70’s then. There was a concrete railing around the roof, about 12 inches in diameter. The...
08-03-2018
When I was young, doing the latter part of the Depression, we spent most holidays with my aunt and uncle. They had no children but included my brother and me in the festive day. My aunt, my mothers si...