Category Archives: On and Off the Track

Lest We Forget

In Canada, we refer to November 11th as Remembrance Day. A day of a remembrance for all those who have fought and those we have lost in battle in our name. To symbolize our support and gratitude for those many soldiers, we wear a poppy on the right side of...
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In PURSUIT of Excellence

And as I walked across that stage, to receive my doctoral degree and to be hooded by my advisor, Dr. Feltz, all that I could think about, was what it took to get to that point in life. Memories quickly flashed before my eyes. Thoughts of those many, many, many,...
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Aspiring for Humility… and the cost of Pride

Please note, if you’ve come today looking for a Wednesday’s Relationship Corner blog, I will post something later this week on that topic. Today’s blog is a continuation from my previous blog on arrogance. I believe arrogance and pride are closely related, and the strongest deterrent to these vices is...
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Smells Like Teen Spirit – Lyrics

As a HUGE music enthusiast with the most eclectic collection of songs, my Sunday’s Lyrics was initially based on the lyrics of songs I enjoyed immensely.  I’ve shared songs that have moved me to tears like “One” and songs that inspire me to dig deep like “Ali in the Jungle.”  Music...
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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Woooooooooooooow!  It feels like it has been forever since I’ve last blogged.  Oh, wait a second… It has been.  Shame on me…  All I can say, is I’ve had more changes and developments in my life in the last few months that I feel like a moth in a cocoon...
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A Bittersweet Victory!

Sometimes there are truly no words to express how you feel… and for someone like me who seems to always have a lot to say, at this moment I can truly say I am lost for words, but I will try. Yesterday, I won my last Canadian Championship, but failed...
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FEAR

Fear… it is all around us.  It is what causes us to sabotage our aspirations for greatness, often wrapped in that fear of failure  or fear of success.   Recently, I openly posted my own battle with fear.  I am convinced the antithesis to fear is LOVE.  Ironically, it is fear...
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Saying Goodbye to 2 Great Legends

To say this has been a hard week is an understatement.  On Saturday I learned of the death of a dear coach, Red Simmons, and just two days later on Monday, the beloved journalist Randy Starkman had passed away.  Both of these individuals were important to me and both of...
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