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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 20,007 – I AM an Athlete!

There have been a few times in my adult life when I decided I needed to exercise more and tried running. It didn’t take too well. Eventually some reason came along to get in the way. Inconvenient to schedule due to weather or light, boring, hard to measure results, can’t seem to find the right…

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…

Day 5,209 – Team Work Leads to Amazing Results

I was seven years old when I started to learn everything I could about the space program. The manned space program. The Mercury program. Just before I turned seven, John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth. But day 5,209 was the day that Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. It was…

A Major Milestone

20,000 days. I am crossing that milestone in just a few weeks. It’s not one that people usually recognize. It doesn’t fall on a birthday. Our calendar doesn’t alert you to its arrival. It just comes and goes for many people. 20,000 days. How many of those days can I bring to mind? I can…