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What did you want to be when you grew up?

What did you want to be when you grew up?

What did you want to be when you grew up? I can remember wanting to be a fireman, a doctor,...

Loneliness, solitude and community…

Do not assume that he who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that...

Someone to lean on…

What could you do if you knew, absolutely knew, there would be someone there to catch you? We have elevated...

Ken Bell, R.I.P.

  Loss of a friend is a tough thing to put into words. Kenneth Bell was a special individual in...

Truly a Monday…

Truly a Monday…

Today was a test. Yesterday I learned that the social media gods were frowning upon me. I’ve been put into...

Lent…

Lent…

I’m going to interrupt the historical narrative for a little bit to talk about Lent. I sincerely believe that fitness...

How did I get here – part 1…

How did I get here – part 1…

Everyone has a story. I have lots of them. The key story related to health and fitness is the one...

What does defeat look like?

What does defeat look like?

Ever feel defeated? If you say no, please just go away. You and I are clearly not members of the...

Little rituals…

Little rituals…

I’d probably get way more sleep if I didn’t play in bands. I’m not talking about the infrequent gig that...

RIP, Roger Ebert…

RIP, Roger Ebert…

This is one of Ebert’s strengths; he doesn’t review films in a way that’s too academic or inaccessible, he writes...