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All or Nothing or OPTION C

Okay, a little honesty to begin the week. I’m not happy with the way I currently look. No, this isn’t going to be some sob story blog entry. I’m just not satisfied with my current physical appearance. My time on the road, my love of some of some of the local San Diego restaurants, and […]
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Making Your Own Masterpiece

So my wife and I went to a wine and painting class this past Sunday night. It was part of a series of Date Night Adventures we received as a wedding gift. It was fun. Neither of us are really artists. Yes, we each dabbled in photography in college, and I had art as an […]
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More Than A Job

So my building was sold on Friday. My wife and I moved here in May of 2012 and have loved everything about it. But the building was sold to a new apartment management company, and so we have new people in the front office. Normally, this wouldn’t mean anything. I’ve lived in a few different apartment complexes […]
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Groundskeeping

So if you follow me on twitter, you may notice that I’m a San Diego Padres fan. I purchased a 21 game package for this season and I’m doing my best to catch a game whenever I can. They may not be the best team in baseball, but they are my local team, and I’ve […]
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Starting Again

So I’m starting again. The past month has been fun. I got married. I went on a mini-moon to Napa with my wife. I ate whatever I wanted and slept in. I was lazy around the house. It’s been nice. But I’m starting again. I need to return to regular work. I need to return […]
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Really Finishing Strong

Yep, I finished a half marathon. I posted its image on my personal facebook profile right after the race, and received tons of accolades for a jobs well done. People were incredibly positive and incredibly kind. But I felt bad about it. Don’t get me wrong. 13.1 one miles is not an easy feat. I […]
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The Chocolate Bar

So my wedding is quickly approaching (May 26th for those of you playing along at home). Almost all aspects are now planned and I’m pretty much in the home stretch, except for the standard diet and exercise that goes along with a wedding. First, I must say that my fiancee likes me just the way […]
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CADA Resources

Here are links to everything I talked about, tweeted about, during the CADA Convention in San Diego. Thanks to all the educators who attended my sessions. If you’d like me to come to your schools, to speak to your students and/or doing a teambuidling or training with them, please let me know! Cut & Paste: […]
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CADA 2013 60/60

So I had the chance to present at the 60/6o session at the Annual Convention for the California Association of Directors of Activities. Here is a more fleshed out version of my 10 ideas (the format is 6 presenters each sharing 10 ideas for a total of 60 ideas in 60 minutes):
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