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Day 364 – My Favorite Gratitude Blog Posts of 2011

As 2011 comes to a close, I am amazed at how fast the time has passed. When I started writing this blog on January 1, I never would have imagined the full range of emotions that I had to endure: anger,compassion,disappointment,envy,  fear,  excitement, frustration, loneliness, … Continue reading

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Day 352 – Thank God For That

Merry Christmas to all, on this Christmas Day 2011. You might be today spending time with the family, exchanging Santa’s gifts and wondering why the Elf’s brought you the wrong gift. Or having a Christmas dinner and if you’re an … Continue reading

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Day 248 – NBA Basketball…Is it still FAN-tastic?

NBA owners and NBA Players’ Association executive director Billy Hunter reached a tentative agreement Saturday that eventually ended the class-action lawsuits, reform the NBPA and allow for an abbreviated, 66-game 2011-12 NBA season. With news the lockout was ended by … Continue reading

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Day 224 A Gentle Giant – My Interview with Mark Eaton

Mark Eaton is a former professional basketball player who was a member of the NBA’s Utah Jazz from 1982 to 1994. He was famous for his giant frame (7-foot-4, 290 pounds) and his strong defense. He holds the NBA’s record … Continue reading

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Day 31 – My Favorite Number 44

Forty-four is a tribonacci number, a happy number, an octahedral number and a palindromic number. What that means, is way beyond me, but let me continue. In numerology, the number 44 represents impeccability, intensity, discipline, controlled and focused energy, wisdom, insight and … Continue reading

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Day 4 – My basketball trophy and Jerry West

For many kids today, becoming a professional athlete and enjoying the many perks of such a career – including celebrity-status, being on television, having their own sports card, or even being featured on a video game – is the dream of … Continue reading

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