Lessons from a Penguin

On my last training ride on the Cannon Valley Trail, the web site said it was 20 miles one way, but my odometer said it was 30.  It looked like 30; it felt like 30, and I wanted it to be 30, but I was wrong.  When facts point in one direction, and your opinion points in the opposite direction, you would be wise to yield to the facts.

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Some of the things we share in common are our spiritual, political and financial perspectives, our friends, our interest in movies and watching Survivor together every week

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Father’s Day

My father and Irwin were inseparable for the next 15 years before my father’s passing in 1995.  There was an area in my father’s heart that was healed in 1981 and in his son Irwin’s heart as well.

Finding ITT

Sometimes adjustments come in the form of pruning.  In the horticultural world, we know that pruning a tree is necessary to sustain growth.  That is, sometimes the skillful pruner will cut back a fruitful branch which diminishes the outward appearance of health in the short term but contributes to the long-term health of the tree.

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Racing By The Numbers

I don’t know what motivates you on a daily, weekly, monthly, annual or lifetime basis to say no to the extra donut, or to get your butt to the gym, or to accomplish whatever other personal goals you have. Whatever it is, just go for it! Be creative, be true to your goals, keep at it, and have fun doing it!