Birthday Wishes

Tomorrow I turn 39. Yep, April 6, 2015 is the day that starts the “almost 40” count-down clock.  Although maybe it’ll change as the year progresses, at this point I don’t find myself thinking much of it….and I’m definitely not dreading it as much as it seems like you’re supposed to. When I was fresh out of college I had planned to be retired an onto a second life by now….but a funny thing happened during the race to business success, […]

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My Mom is a teacher. Although officially an “administrator” now, I still think of her as a teacher, who just happens to have graduated to an adult-size chair. As my kids got older and I took a more keen interest in their education (in truth, like most things I went “all-in geek” trying to figure out how to give them a love of learning), I began to have talks with my Mom. Although we both possess a certain kind of “energy” (arguably […]

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Part 2, Episode 4: Finding BIG Levers

Two weeks ago I was getting antsy.  I decided it was time to put my action where heart was – it was time to get back to the RED-iculous effort but this time to set out toward a grander personal vision: “Better Health for Every American in THIS Lifetime” and I am happy to say that things are well underway.  Last week I decided I would start by lighting candles and featuring stories of candles lit.  Why candles? Because nothing quite symbolizes the start of […]

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