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Fifty to 30

As far as I’m concerned, turning 30 simply means entering another year in which I can challenge myself, and grow to be someone better than I was at 29. – Coach Jethro I learned [that] before the hot flame came … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

Failure on repeat / Drive for miles just to turn around and play it back again / Failure on repeat, failure on repeat / Failure … We make love to the same mistakes. – Norma Jean, “Wrongdoers” If you could … Continue reading

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Aaron on the airwaves

This past November, I wrote about a radio interview I did. That interview aired yesterday morning and you can stream or download it by clicking here. The interview portion with me happens specifically from 1:46 to 11:06. It’s worth listening … Continue reading

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Two years later

On this day two years ago, I stepped into the gym for the first time and began my first phase of training. It feels daunting to try and encapsulate the last two years in a blog post, especially since I’ve … Continue reading

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The weird and wonderful ministry of Pete Holmes

This is the third in a series of posts where I discuss the things that inspire me. The first post talked about an article by Esquire contributor Chris Jones, and the second looked at a scene in the TV show … Continue reading

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That’s what I get

I’ve been thinking a lot about food lately. Actually, I’ve been thinking a lot about food for most of the last 29 years, but it’s on my mind today because I’m participating in a roundtable conversation about eating at Canadian … Continue reading

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I’m not afraid of the dark after all

To start, three quotes I’ve thought about a lot in recent months: “Fear plays an interesting role in our lives. How dare we let it motivate us? How dare we let it into our decision-making, into our livelihoods, into our … Continue reading

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