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The Shapers – My Brother Mark

Shapers. We all have people in our lives who influence us. Some directly, some by request, and some so subtly we may not realize it . We choose, ultimately, those who we wish to borrow from and those we wish to learn from. In over 20,000 days I’ve been influenced by hundreds, perhaps thousands. But…

The Shapers – My Friend Len

Shapers. We all have people in our lives who influence us. Some directly, some by request, and some so subtly we may not realize it . We choose, ultimately, those who we wish to borrow from and those we wish to learn from. In over 20,000 days I’ve been influenced by hundreds, perhaps thousands. But…

The Shapers – My Sister Kathleen

Shapers. We all have people in our lives who influence us. Some directly, some by request, and some so subtly we may not realize it . We choose, ultimately, those who we wish to borrow from and those we wish to learn from. In over 20,000 days I’ve been influenced by hundreds, perhaps thousands. But…

The Shapers – My Brother Bob

Shapers. We all have people in our lives who influence us. Some directly, some by request, and some so subtly we may not realize it . We choose, ultimately, those who we wish to borrow from and those we wish to learn from. In over 20,000 days I’ve be influenced by hundreds, perhaps thousands. But…

Day (-12,034) – My Mother’s Birth Day

Just shy of her 33rd birthday, 12,034 days into her own life, my mom gave birth to me. Gave life to me. Brought me to this world. I was her 4th child, and she and my father had two more after me. Earlier this week, she celebrated her 89th birthday. That’s over 32,500 days of…

Day 20,089 – An Actual Birthday!

Life has a way of presenting opportunity. My work sometimes requires me to travel, and today I find myself celebrating my fifty-fifth birthday in a place I would never have expected – Buenos Aires, Argentina. While my work brought me here, it was my most special friend, my wife, who made it into a birthday…

Day 19,999 – Today

Like most people, I enjoy a little special attention, and gifts, and cake of course. But I never have been a big birthday person. Years come and go, but the markers – the milestones – are the events that have an impact on your life. The ones that make you consider your core values and…