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40 in 40: Lesson #15

40 in 40: #15 I ask a lot of questions. Not nearly as many questions as my business partner, Brody Bond, but I still ask my fair share and then some. In 1996 I asked a question of the CFO that landed me a new job at Erickson Retirement Communities. In 2006 I asked
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40 in 40: Lesson #13

40 in 40: #13 I am not a very good bold faced liar. I get a squeamish look on my face when I try and anyone with any intuition whatsoever can tell that I am lying. So if it is a question like "Is it black or white?" the answer comes out
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40 in 40: Lesson #12

40 in 40: #12 I was getting ready to walk out the door Sunday at 3pm to head out for what I hoped to be a great workout and competitive game of Ultimate in Hamden. I was having a terrific weekend: finally got my home office cleaned out, had a 16 mile
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Spend Friday night with us

House show tonight: music, wine, and an evening together Jeremy Casella Everything that's right about acoustic music: traditional means with new expression and stunning melodies. Brody Bond, Creative Principal Blue Ocean Ideas Details Who Anyone. Come as you are. Where The Rittler's When Friday, September 9 7:30pmjordan 11 low bred jordan 13 low hornets low georgetown 11s low bred 11s low
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40 in 40: Lesson #6

40 in 40: #6 I had breakfast with an old friend that I've known for 20 years just to catch up. I spent the day working through relational issues with a client, some of our staff, and my business partner. I had lunch with a client to debrief a recent project and identify
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40 in 40: Lesson #5

40 in 40: #5 Joshua Slocum was a born adventurer. In 1892, a friend gave Slocum an oyster sloop named Spray as a gift. Spray was in ill repair and Slocum spent 13 months rebuilding the Spray to make it seaworthy. This was no easy feat. In 1895, Slocum got on the Spray and
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40 in 40: Lesson #3

40 in 40: #3 I know a few people that are living life exactly how they thought they would. One of our clients set goals about family, career, social life, etc. in his early 20's and has executed on those goals. His life looks pretty close to what he was looking for. But
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I imagined this day coming

I threw away my last, blue, glass gem this weekend. You might remember this post from a few years ago: My day to day time with Caleb living under our roof is over for now. I imagined this day coming and it was a lot like I imagined it. It was emotional for each
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Greg’s Special Pasta Sauce

Greg's Bolognese Sauce I love to cook. More now than ever. One of my favorite things is almost anything Italian. And with most Italian food the secret is in the sauce. Here's my staple Bolognese sauce. I make a double or triple batch and then use it in a variety of dishes
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Understanding my faith

I struggle with understanding my faith. It's not that I don't know what I believe, who I think God is, what that means to me, etc. It's more of a struggle because religious language is filled with pitfalls and chances to misunderstand things. I've also struggled a lot with spending more
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