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Why I Do What I Do

It’s not about Kona. Although I can’t tell you how thankful I am for the support I have gotten from you and REALLY hope that I win and can compete in the Ironman World Championship. It’s not even about the Ironman Lake Placid. Although I want to compete at the highest
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Struck By The Past

I don't think about Maggie every day. When I do, I'm usually reminded by a subtle, everyday event that triggers a memory. Other days I'm struck by a flood of memories. Today was one of those days. It's my brother's birthday. Yesterday was eight months since Maggie unexpectedly moved through the
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I Have a 20 Year Old?

Rittler kid #1 turned 20 today. As with most newbie parents Caleb rocked our world when he was born. He was and is awesome. Seriously. If you know him you like him. When Caleb & Josh were little I called them Butch & Sundance after Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Butch
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Missing Maggie

  Missing Maggie It's not the phone call from your dad that you expect after relaxing for two weeks in Stone Harbor on the Jersey shore. Maggie is on the way to the hospital in an ambulance, Timm found her unconscious in a bathroom at a movie theater. In my mind there are a
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40 in 40: Lesson #37

40 in 40: #37 I left work at 1pm yesterday. Grabbed Josh, rushed home, threw some clothes in a bag, jumped in the car, and headed to Blacksburg. My friend Tim Hartin had gotten us tickets for last nights Virginia Tech/North Carolina game. So Josh and I road tripped for 5 hours,
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