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Thursday, December 30, 2010

This is my mantra for 2011 . . .
Procrastination is not an option.


Every day in Africa a gazelle wakes up.
It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed.
Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows that it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death.
It doesn’t matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle.
When the sun comes up, you better be running.
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Abe Gubegna
Ethiopia, circa 1974

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JUSGETTENBY42 12/30/2010 10:42AM


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MEXGAL1 12/30/2010 10:19AM

    I love it!
Best of everything to you and Happy New Year!

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My annual Christmas gift list

Friday, December 24, 2010

A thought from Oren Arnold-

Christmas gift suggestions:

To your enemy, forgiveness.
To an opponent, tolerance.
To a friend, your heart.
To a customer, service.
To all, charity.
To every child, a good example.
To yourself, respect.

Merry Christmas to one and all,
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GRACEISENUF 12/25/2010 1:52PM

    good stuff!

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JADEDRIDER180 12/25/2010 10:43AM

    Just what I needed to hear today! Thanks for your quote, I have enjoyed reading the others I have found so far. Have a wonderful holiday!

PS Do you live in AZ? I am thinking of moving there from the east coast.


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BSTAKINGACTION 12/24/2010 6:12PM

    Thanks, friend! I never tire of this reminder! Have a Merry Christmas!

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Lest we forget . . .

Monday, May 31, 2010

A video I borrowed from YouTube. Please stop at some point today and reflect for a moment on the true reason for Memorial Day. We owe them much!

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NOW2DAY 6/1/2010 12:50PM

    Thanks for posting. They deserve our support and appreciation.

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Saturday, February 13, 2010

I ran across these two quotes that struck a chord with me; thought I would share them:

Oliver Wendell Holmes once attended a meeting in which he was the shortest man present.  "Dr. Holmes," quipped a friend, "I should think you'd feel rather small among us big fellows."  "I do," retorted Holmes, "I feel like a dime among a lot of pennies."  ~Author Unknown


Only as high as I reach can I grow,
Only as far as I seek can I go,
Only as deep as I look can I see,
Only as much as I dream can I be.
~Karen Ravn


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BSTAKINGACTION 2/13/2010 11:26AM


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Note to self!

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Cardio workout pre-flight:

1. Get ample sleep the night before.
2. Drink plenty of water throughout the day.
3. Consume adequate calories prior to workout.
4. Listen to body when it signals, "all is not well."
5. Stop BEFORE you get dizzy!
6. Pack a post-workout snack, especially if #3 was not completed.
7. Engage brain prior to initiating exercise.
8. Pay the price if steps #1 - #7 are ignored.

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BSTAKINGACTION 12/28/2009 1:01PM

    I think I need this list plastered before my eyes...everywhere...especially #4!

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BARBARA_G 12/28/2009 10:56AM

    Great list! I especially like #7. LOL

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USFBULL 12/27/2009 1:28PM

    Good list, makes sense

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SPEEDYDOG 12/27/2009 11:29AM

    Dear Gunny,

I think the only item on your list a consistently practice is #8!

Thanks for a great blog post!



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ZATANNA 12/27/2009 2:48AM

    You are so right! emoticon

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