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10 Life Lessons From 10 Years of Running

“If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.” –Buddhist Saying Ten years ago, this month, I took a big step forward. I started running. Not fast. Not competitive. Just for my health. … Continue reading

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“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” — Leo F. … Continue reading

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You Can’t See Persistence

“The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence but by oft falling.” — Lucretius A green belt was in class tonight at the Dragon’s Way Academy. A green belt is someone who is quite a … Continue reading

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The Little Girl And The Big Trip

“No road is too long for him who advances slowly and does not hurry, and no attainment is beyond his reach who equips himself with patience to achieve it.” – Jean de La Bruyere Once upon a time, there was … Continue reading

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Persistence Pays

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” — Albert Einstein Back in February, I gloated a little about my son Zachary who was selected to represent his school at the Northwest Regional Science … Continue reading

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It Takes Desire And Persistence To Excel, Not Talent

“Those who are blessed with the most talent don’t necessarily outperform everyone else. It’s the people with follow-through who excel.” — Mary Kay Ash This morning, as I posted the information about an upcoming talent show on the reader board … Continue reading

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Success Comes One Toilet Lid At A Time

“Excellence is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends.” — Brian Tracy After my run at lunch was done, and as I was standing in the men’s bathroom waiting for the shower to open up, the janitor … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 323 – A Story

I was looking for a way to capture the essence of my daughter’s volleyball season, which ended today. A story seemed like the best way to do that. Hope you enjoy the detour.  The volleyball was mad. I suppose if … Continue reading

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