Pink Jerseys And Shame

Raise your glass of Metamucil; it’s time for a toast. Geezers and prospective geezers alike rejoice. Recent statistics confirm that the long term trend of Americans living longer and generally in better health continues.  Information released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) indicates that eight of the top ten leading causes of death decreased […]

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Electile Dysfunction

They called it Operation Iraqi Freedom and in April 2003 it was all but over. By any and all accounts, it was a complete and total ass-kicking. The vaunted Iraqi Republican Guard was obliterated in less than a month by the shock and awe of the US military. The streets of Bagdad were flooded with […]

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Anything I can do? Supporting the Grieving

“If there is anything at all I can do, call me.” We’ve all said it. Someone has just experienced a loss and we don’t know what to say. It’s our sincere attempt to help. We really would spring into action if they called. But they won’t call. The problem is that those words fall so […]

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Lesson 3- If you Get the Big Stuff Wrong, the Small Stuff Doesn’t Matter

  Virtually everyone in Europe rides a bike and walks.  Their culture is built around an active lifestyle with a heavy public investment in the infrastructure to support it.  They combine this lifestyle with universal healthcare and moderate portions. In short, people take care of themselves. These are all big reasons why on a continent full […]

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Lesson 2: Your Past Doesn’t Have to Define Your Future

Europe sure loves its history. This may be related to the fact that they’ve got a lot more of it than we do.   Or you could argue it is because their best days are behind them.  Regardless, with fourteenth century castles, old city centers and beautiful architecture dotting the countryside, it is no wonder history […]

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Clarity; Purchased with Euros. Lesson 1- Teamwork

There is nothing quite like a vacation and some downtime to give you a chance to take a step back and think big picture. Am I were I need to be? Am I focused on the right things? Doing them the right way? I recently had the good fortune to spend two weeks in Europe […]

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Golf, Syria & Stamp Collecting: Why I’m Not Religious- Guest Post

Editor Note: A friend of mine (and published author no less) offers his two cents on religion in our first ever guest post. Why I’m Not Religious It should be an easy question to answer, right? Is it because after my baptism and excluding my attendance at weddings, my parents took me to Church exactly […]

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