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Stop, you’re growing too fast

“O sweet, delusive Noon, Which the morning climbs to find, O moment sped too soon, And morning left behind.” – Helen Hunt Jackson Where has the time gone? It seems like just-yesterday, you fit into my hand: so small and (seemed) so breakable. I was so scared every time you moved or made a noise. I would hold my breath and just …

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Day 01: Chuck the Chunk

Well here we are on Day 01, weight-in time for the “Chuck the Chunk” challenge. Today, I am breaking the scale at an eye-popping 260 pounds. Our goal is to be 200 pounds, with 60 pounds of weight-loss, by January 1, 2014. Boy, this may be impossible, but as they say: “Go big, or go home!” Well, I guess we want …

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Where have our sports heroes gone?

“Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.” ~ Carl Jung The 65-game suspension of Ryan Braun, the looming specter of more suspensions being handed out, and the NFL’s ongoing player problems with legal troubles, drug use, etc.–it’s all left me to wonder:  Where have all our sports heroes gone? Guys get into trouble for taking performance …

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