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A Good Life


  Sitting right next to me was a world champion weightlifter, a restoration caver, and my next blog topic.

From Buddha to Badass


  “To keep the body in good health is a duty. . . .otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” Buddha

It’s All About Leverage


 What’s on your bar? I have a new understanding of the term “leverage” now, and I got it at the gym. I’m referring to Carl and Sandra’s Gym, hidden away on the back side of DeVargas Mall in Santa Fe. I began training there in early January to recover from a fractured ankle, which I… Read more »

Lance Armstrong’s Next Race


 “Being a dick is not allowed.” I can’t say that I was ever greatly interested in Lance Armstrong, but as he rides off into the sunset–perhaps–I have found elements of his life fascinating.

A Fall into Grace


It was like being rescued by a pair of Amazons. Sometimes a seeming disaster can turn into a blessing. I’m thinking of the fall I took on New Year’s Day that fractured my ankle. Just a few hours before the accident, I had bid my holiday guests goodbye. After fluffing up the house, I changed… Read more »