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Eternal Exercise

This coming March will be an anniversary of sorts for me. It will mark my 31st year of working out. This may sound trivial to many if not all of you. I mean, it sounds kind of ridiculous to remember the time when you first started lifting weights. Only a […]

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Bridging the Gap

I am entering my eighth year as a minor league coach for the San Francisco Giants. In my first three seasons our Major League team won two World Series and the organization rewarded all the staff members with championship rings. In my seven seasons coaching in the Arizona Rookie League […]

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Are You Living Life Like a Sponge?

This past weekend I had the opportunity to hang out with 70 men up in Cave Creek, AZ for a retreat. The organization is called UPI (Unlimited Potential Incorporated) and most of the guys are current or former professional baseball players. We encourage each other and talk about our struggles […]

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Being Others Minded in 2019

This is day one of 2019. It is a time of new beginnings and making resolutions. The more I thought about this I realized that our New Year’s resolutions are typically me-centered and not focused on others. “I” want to lose weight, “I” want to work out more, “I” want […]


Be the Best Version of Yourself

There are so many things that go into a life and we only get to do this once. When I was in my early 20’s I was focused on having a fun life, regardless of how long it lasted. It was all about how many different experiences I could have, […]


Be Careful What You Ask For

Last night our family lounged in the living room and watched the classic movie “Home Alone”. This was the first time Connor and Bryce had seen it and of course they were laughing hysterically when the two cat burglars were getting their buts kicked left and right by an 8 […]


We Are In This Together

Life can be hard if we try to do everything on our own. I have owned a business for 12 years and I know first-hand how difficult things get when I do not put people in place to help me. God created us in his image and believe it or […]

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Thermostat or Thermometer

Let’s face it, life can be difficult and sometimes things that happen to you, downright suck. Yeah, I said it. I mean this blog is made for men so let’s just put on our big boy pants and get real with each other. We deal with stuff every day and […]

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Truly Thankful

We celebrated Thanksgiving a few days ago and I have a lot to be thankful for. I have a wonderful wife, two great sons, a comfortable income, shelter and good health. It is one of my favorite days of the year and I have so many fun memories of family, […]