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No pain, no gain!

I thought I should talk about goals today… Well, really about setbacks… I started taking my first steps toward my physical goals this week. I have told you that I have worked out an exercise schedule that is short and … Continue reading

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Captain Jack Sparrow, meet the Lord of the Castle

You would think that a mirror is a mirror. They reflect the image in front of them. You would think by their construction (a piece of glass placed on top of a shiny reflective surface) that they should be the … Continue reading

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Not acting my age

Something fun happened to me yesterday… two different times… As I approached a 69 year old co-worker, I said, “What’s up old man?” Lest he be offended, I followed up with, “I call you that because I can…The number of … Continue reading

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Leave me alone!…but on the other hand

For nearly two decades, I had TOO much to do. I was building a custom car, reading and studying for my life calling, mentoring younger men at church, working very hard at a job I didn’t like and remodeling and … Continue reading

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A great night in the sack

Younger people might not be able to relate to this post… As I drove home from work this afternoon, it was all I could do to stay awake. (see previous post) All I was thinking about was going home and … Continue reading

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I’m so vain…I probably think this post is about me

I am a little embarrassed about this one… but, just a little. I am going to turn 50 in a few weeks. That’s not bad. I look and feel pretty good “for my age.” I still have a full head of … Continue reading

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Getting old might not be all that bad!

Last night, after my friend from CA called, I got out of bed and wandered into the living room to see if I could figure out what day it was. My youngest daughter was studying in the living room. To … Continue reading

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A time to leave, a time to return

Thirty two years ago today, I boarded a plane in Philadelphia as a 17 year old with two large suitcases  and $800 in my pocket and took my first flight to Los Angeles, CA. In two short months, my wife … Continue reading

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How many more boxes do we have?

Several months ago, I decided to stop lifting weights. I was at a juncture where I had to commit to seriously training or to stop. The thought of being “muscular” doesn’t hold the appeal it once did when I was younger. … Continue reading

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Do you want to downsize that?

It’s getting windy again here in KS. But I’m not just talking about the weather. The winds of change are visiting our family…AGAIN!!! 2 1/2 years ago, we had four children in our home. In less than four months, we will be … Continue reading

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