Monthly Archives: March 2009

Lance Was Right

Lance was right on when he said "It's not about the bike". It's not about the bike as physical matter, or cycling as an activity, profession, or way of life. But what is it about?
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Remembering Brad

Brad Schoener was a music director in the Upper Darby Pennsylvania school district for 25 years. He lost a 5 year battle with cancer in March but not before having an amazingly positive impact on the lives of countless people of all ages.
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Leukemia Lessons Learned

The top 10 lessons I have learned during my initial diagnosis, treatment and now remission (3 years) phases of my leukemia
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The Importance of Being HERE

I was a soccer player in my former life ( a goalkeeper). One of my goalkeeping idols back in the day was New York Cosmos goalie Shep Messing. Shep was a pretty wild and flamboyant guy and a brilliant goalkeeper. I had the pleasure of connecting with him a few years ago and he made a comment to me which turned out to be sort of like a mantra for me and is actually great advice.
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Keeping Demons at Your Back

When I was diagnosed my treatment protocol was one week of chemo then three weeks off. I repeated that for four treatment cycles initially and then had some maintenance treatments every six months for two years.
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