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[26 Jan 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Tough Times at the Temecula Twelve Hour

This last weekend I was able to jump into the 12 hour mountain bike race in Temecula and join some friends for some hot laps in the dirt.  Looking at my results I would think I had an expected outcome as far as the amount of laps I got in but just getting through this race was one of the most difficult experiences for me.  It felt like I had to gut-it-out during every minute of the race and it is just starting to become clear in my head why …

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[25 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]

I am always having to take tests at work.  As a network enginerd it is usually a technical certification type test but this month our team was after a new type of test to help us determine where the natural strength and talents were within our team.  The test and learning was from the Strength Finder 2.0 book.  I found the experience and results extremely helpful!  Not only enough to get after a post about it but I went out and purchased 5 copies for my friends and family.  This …

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[5 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
turning the page

2010 was a big year for me in many ways and it is just starting to sink in how special of a year it was for me.  While it was a lot more than what I was originally after in the way of sport (crushing my dreams became a reality again and again…) it was also one of the most balanced years of my life across all areas of my life.   The way that a lot of “things” just fell together felt like magic.  I have a huge number of …