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Garage Sale

2016 Marmot Aerial Down Hoody (Men’s Medium) $150 700 fill down 750g https://www.marmot.com/aerial-hoody/900072.html   2011 MEC Waterproof-breathable Jacket (Men’s Medium) $50 370g Pertex Shield waterproof-breathable membrane https://www.mec.ca/en/product/5024-353/Alpine-Ally-Jacket   2005 MEC Waterproof-breathable Jacket (Men’s Medium) $50 Heavy-duty Gortex (comparable to Alpha SV) 750g (lots of features like pit zips, and durable…

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Re-resolutions

You signed up for that Yoga class. You bought a (lightly used!) treadmill. You got the brochures for that trip you always wanted to take. But two month later, you’ve gone to one yoga class, have logged 5k on the treadmill and who knows where the brochures went. Oh well, there’s…

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Running is my medicine

I might skip out on a few things during the day. A meeting, cancelling a plan with a friend, even leaving work early. But running? I never skip out on that. Running is my medicine.

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On Life’s purpose

“I cannot believe that the purpose of life is to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It is, above all to matter, to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all.”…

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On Meeting new people

When you meet someone new, treat that person as a friend. Assume he or she is a winner and will become a positive force in your life. Most people wait for others to prove their value. Give them the benefit of the doubt from the start. Occasionally you will be…

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Life Goals Revisted

I decided to go through my life goals from 1999 post and re-evaluate how I would rank those 14 years later. I created 4 categories: Will Do, Probably, Maybe, and Unlikely. Note: this is not a list of today’s goals, merely a re-categorization of the old list. Will do Drive Across Canada…

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Life Goals (from 1999)

I typed this way back in 1999 at the innocent age of 23. Some of these are embarrassing but I’m going to post it anyway, crossing off the (few) that I’ve done. 1. Visit Grand Canyon 2. Drive Across Canada 3. Visit all 11 provinces and 52 states 4. Visit New Zealand…

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