We should all be so smart as millennials

I was once a millennial. The year was 1980. I’d just graduated from college and was working my first job as an Admissions counselor for my alma mater. The job involved driving more than 1500 miles a week to recruit … Continue reading

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Hanging with the twenty-somethings

  With the Cudworth-Astra wedding coming up in May, everyone in our household is knocking out workouts to get in shape for the dresses and tuxedos we’ll be wearing. The treadmill in the workout room has gotten quite a bit … Continue reading

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When a coach wants you to fail

Over time I’ve had some good coaches and trainers. When you know the person guiding you, there’s typically an etiquette to the relationship. If something difficult needs to be said, there’s a time and a place. That’s how good coaching … Continue reading

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On hot water and paying dues

I was not a good enough high school athlete to warrant a scholarship to attend college at a Division I school. Instead, I signed up to run for Division III Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. In four years there I … Continue reading

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