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The Building of a Champion

It starts with the self and begins to creep into all aspects of one’s life.

To build a champion, you must start with a foundation of curiosity (thank you for the description Tony Ventrella) 183 more words

Coach's Corner

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 252) - Jack Kerouac

“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.”

— Jack Kerouac

Photo courtesy of Tom Palumbo
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Public Speaking

California haiku

Seems fitting somehow …
cold day in San Francisco,
reading Kerouac.

Shakespeare And Company: A Paris Bookshop

Last September, I spent two weeks driving around France. The last two days of the trip were spent in Paris, where I stumbled across the wonderfully quaint Shakespeare and Company bookshop. 186 more words

On living in a bubble

I think I was probably a fully paid-up hippy in the 1970s, and that means I read quite a bit of what I suppose must be hippy-lit in those days, too, writers like Richard Brautigan, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs, as well as others like Hermann Hesse who, though not hippies themselves, were adopted by them. 543 more words

Rambling About Reading