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The REI look

“The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.” – Friedrich Nietzsche… 526 more words


The edge of the world 

Don’t run after the world, it’s round. You’ll never reach the end. The eighty-seven broken pieces of your heart are lost for a while now. The anguish doesn’t rip you apart anymore. 181 more words


Things happen for a reason

“Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.” –His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

If I had to pick a mantra for my life it would be… 411 more words


The passing of an icon

He didn’t have an army followers on the fairways or a country to create and lead. He was soft-spoken and unassuming but always smiling. He led by example, never asking you to do something that he wouldn’t be willing to do himself. 228 more words


A Short Story: Basketball Dreams

I pass this scene every Sunday as I drive to DuPont State Forest to ride my mountain bike, a basketball goal that appears to be growing among the trees and shrubs on an overgrown parcel of land. 466 more words


The Money Is Gone

After a stock analyst lost $1 million on one penny stock, he set off to find out how — and soon discovered signs of a far bigger scheme than he had ever imagined. 8 more words