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My short-lived prideful moment

Apparently the name Sally means “venture off the path” A wordsmith friend of mine recently sent this to me. At first I felt rather immodest and not surprised at all. Venturing off for curiosity, individuality, and yes, adventure has always been … Continue reading

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About knowing

My niece recently postulated that you cannot really know something until you do it. You can’t say you know how to eat well if you eat Twinkies for breakfast but know you should be eating oatmeal. Or, you can’t say … Continue reading

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Atrophy, but in a good way

I have been an incurable gym rat for much of my life. During my high school days, I was part of a small but devout gang who walked the tracks from school to East Weymouth and ultimately Lady Diana’s “spa.” … Continue reading

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If your ship doesn’t come in, just swim out to it.

Been thinking about resistance a lot lately. It seems to be the force that keeps us humans from achieving…almost anything. Overcoming resistance seems to be the point of New Years resolutions, personal trainer memberships, clean slates. But is simply turning … Continue reading

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How many groups will I have to join before I become a millionaire?

Image via Wikipedia Taking advantage of opportunities is important, but making opportunities is key. Taking the lead, stepping up, is what we must do to accomplish anything. My motivation the past couple of weeks has come from a few different … Continue reading

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