Woodchipper 100 Two

In a previous post (Goldilocks Days), I mentioned the Woodchipper 100 gravel bicycle ride that was scheduled for Saturday, October 5th. Due to weather predictions it was postponed until Sunday, October 6th. It began at 9am on a grey, damp, patchy fog morning. However, the day transformed into a sunny, beautiful, mild, and gusty wind…
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Running In The Buff

One way to make progress in my fitness and to proceed toward my goal of becoming one of the “Frozen Few” (see post from October 5,2013) in January 2014, is to run in one of my favorite places. Buffalo River State Park which is located a few miles east of Glyndon, MN on Highway 10…
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GoldilocKs Days

On Friday, October 4, 2013 I had the pleasure to perform a wedding at Rustic Oaks, south of Moorhead,MN. The uncle of the bride is a weatherman and broadcast personality at KFYR-TV in Bismarck,ND. One of Clifford Naylor’s accomplishments was to coin a vernacular phrase, “Goldilocks Day”. As he described it,  these days are rare…
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Going Pro

One of my closest friends, Steve, is in the publishing media. He has encouraged me to blog for many months. Now that the blog is reality his main advice is, “I would say that you should be consistent.”  Being consistent is a tall order for me. Consistency not in thoughts, beliefs, and openness, but in…
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Finally Started

The idea to share some of my life and insights about life has been brewing since a major job and life change in mid-January 2013. However, as is true for many things in my life what is important gets pushed aside for that which seems urgent. Or to quote Stephen Covey of The 7 Habits of Highly…
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