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DAILY QUOTE 04.16.16

“You were born to run. Maybe not that fast, maybe not that far, maybe not as efficiently as others. But to get up and move, to fire up that entire energy-producing, oxygen-delivering, bone-strengthening process we call running.”

– Florence Griffith-Joyner


DAILY QUOTE 03.30.16

“When anyone tells me I can’t do anything, I’m just not listening anymore.”

– Florence Griffith Joyner


People Are Cool

A couple of months ago, I wrote about Matt’s and my experience at our favorite restaurant, Ardent. While the food is inventive and delicious (inventive, like that one???) what I enjoy the most about going there is watching the experts create these amazing dishes. 501 more words

Accomplishing a Dream

A dream is something you feel so strongly about that you see yourself accomplishing it.

“Sugar” Ray Robinson, as quoted by Florence Griffith Joyner (Flo Jo) in “Reader’s Digest”, August 1998… 7 more words


How Fast Can We Go: What is the Limit to Human Speed?

In 1896, Thomas Burke won the first Olympic 100-meter dash with a time of 12.0 seconds. Times would get progressively faster but the 10-second barrier would not be broken for over 70 years, when American Jim Hines ran a 9.95 to win the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. 677 more words