Category Archives: Do Good.

42-32-22-12-2

On the occasion of my 42nd birthday, I thought I might reflect slightly on the last 40 years. Specifically, what I was doing on my birthday at 42, 32, and 22, 12, and 2.  Those years have been transition years.  … Continue reading

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Sports, coaching, and life.

“Uncoachable kids become unemployable adults. Let your kids get used to someone being tough on them.  It’s life, get over it.” -Some coach. “In theory I agree. But the coaches must not only be tough, they must be FAIR. And … Continue reading

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On Fatherhood, Twenty Months In.

A two years ago I wrote a blog about fatherhood and my father.  My dad was undergoing knee replacement surgery and I was thinking a lot about him and his influence on my life.  I was newly married and four … Continue reading

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Turning 41. The year of Quo.

Turning 41. The year of Quo. Forty-one is not a mile stone year.  It is just a year to keep on keeping on.  To keep L-I-V-I-N. To just keep swimming.  This is not to say that I don’t have goals … Continue reading

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Moody Morning leads to Emotional Thinking.

Yesterday, I wrote a blog post about how my pets were jerks and they ruined my mood an entire day (see below if you want).  After writing it all out, I realized it was dumb, and I’d written it before.  … Continue reading

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The start of a mission statement

About a month after meeting Sara I wrote a personal proclamation.  I called it GOAL 298, as in the goal weight I wanted to target.  As a narrowly focused objective G298 was a failure (I weight just slightly less now … Continue reading

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Bandaids, the external-internal stress meter.

After the last post I did more thinking.  Sometimes, it is not depression at the root of the problem, but anxiety and stress.  If you know me, you probably know that outwardly I’m a pretty cool customer.  I work well … Continue reading

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