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042214 Training Log: Back at it after Easter weekend

Been a few training sessions since I posted last. Yesterday was my first day back into regular training since last Friday and I could definitely tell. 217 more words

Review of "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers: The Story of Success

by Malcolm Gladwell

Ever wonder why Bill Gates and Steve Jobs became rich and famous, but you didn’t? Or why some kids seem much more naturally talented at sports from a very young age? 190 more words

041514 Training: Row and Strength Work

Today was one of those “aware” days of being an athlete. I felt very in tune with how my body was feeling, when to push, when to hold back, and where my focus needed to be. 225 more words

"The Happy Secret to Better Work"

Click this link: The Happy Secret to Better Work

This is one of my favorite TED talks.  The witty, wise, and articulate Shawn Achor explains how we can reverse our perception of the world so that we can find happiness in the present rather than always feeling stressed.   34 more words

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Finished Thoughts

I remember one of the reasons I like art
one of the reasons I like to write
I can express what I can’t orally,
say it better than in person… 95 more words

Poems

You want to watch cartoons…fine, you’ll do it my way.

The first time I remember my students taking the sides with my own children was during a central tendencies lesson in which we were graphing how many TVs everyone had in their house.  208 more words

You're SUCH A Good Mom

Rosa Parks: "All I was doing was trying to get home from work."

I just love the matter of fact-ness of this quote. She hadn’t woken up that morning thinking, “Today I shall ignite a movement that will change the face of the US.” On that December 1st day, instead, she went to work, going about her day as usual. 259 more words

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