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The Truth About Mother’s Day

Did you know the founder of Mother’s Day, peace activist Anna Jarvis, spent much of her life boycotting the very holiday she helped conceive? Don’t believe me? Consult Wikipedia. I love that the founder of this modern day Hallmark holiday was a peace activist. I love that she cared for wounded soldiers on both sides of the Civil War. I love how she wanted to continue the work her mother started. You know what I don’t love? Mother’s Day. And I know I’m not alone. You see Mother’s Day is a trigger for me in more ways than one. Seven years ago I made a  ...

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Chocolate, coconut, or nougat?

Forrest Gump wasn’t kidding. Life IS like a box of chocolates. So how did I get here? How did I arrive at this point in my life? As I spent time reflecting about this today, I felt a warm smile spread across my face. I started a blog back in 2007 so that my family & friends could follow my 2nd Ironman journey. It was then I discovered a love for writing and I just kept blogging away. Never in my wildest dreams, would I have known how much writing would play such an important part of my life. The following is an excerpt I wrote in December 2012 from my blog Anything Is Possible:  ...