Tag Archives: Motivation

We had a poo poo party

April 29, 2013

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We told our 2 and a half year old that when he was no longer wearing diapers, we’d throw a piñata party to celebrate.  We even went as as far as purchasing the piñata and hanging it over the changing table as a reminder/motivator.  Well, yesterday was the best (and so far, only) Poo Poo Party that I […]

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If… and A Life Without Limits

January 16, 2013

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If… and A Life Without Limits

I’m almost done with Chrissie Wellington’s autobiography A Life Without Limits.  Chrissie is the world’s No 1 female Ironman triathlete and her story, not to mention her outlook on life itself, is nothing less than inspirational.  I’ve only completed one triathlon and it was quite short – I’ve always had what I consider a healthy fear of […]

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Chasing Chris Pollack

December 3, 2012

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Chasing Chris Pollack

It was December 2007.  I had trained hard for the last 20 weeks for this big event.  I was ready.  I had run three previous marathons but I had yet to qualify for Boston.  The weather was perfect on that Sunday morning.  My wife, daughter, mother-in-law and sister-in-law had come out to cheer me on. […]

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Thankful Doughnuts

November 21, 2012

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Thankful Doughnuts

I brought doughnuts in for my first block broadcasting class this week.  It’s thanksgiving week and I wanted to let them know that I was thankful for them.  I thought doughnuts would do the trick. I took 10-15 minutes at the beginning of class to recount a story about each student that illustrated one reason […]

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What do you stand for?

November 14, 2012

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An indie pop band called Fun released the song Some Nights in June of this year.  It’s bold, catchy, and festive and its lyrics will haunt you if you let them. Some nights, I stay up cashing in my bad luck Some nights, I call it a draw Some nights, I wish that my lips could build […]

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