If You Don’t Drown, You’ll Get Better

I remember there were times near the end of a set when I finished a rep, I glanced up at the clock, and realized it was time to start the next. No break. And you had to get going because the clock kept on ticking and you didn’t want to fall behind in the set. Because once you were behind, you were done. Kinda like going up a down escalator. Then throw in the occasional leg cramp that paralyzes you in the middle of the pool, and you get the drift.

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Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good

Over the course of history, there are countless inventions and discoveries that have transformed the world and how we live our lives. We all know the big ones, but there’s one I bet very few people know about even though every single one of us …

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A Writer’s Musings: May Edition

If you all follow along on my social media channels, then you know that every Thursday, I post what I call a “Writer’s Musings”. The topics vary from time to time. Some are writer’s tips, others are book progress updates, and then some are just …

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The Legend of the Nuestra Senora de Cadiz

While I was doing research for book 2 in the Mauzzy and Me Mystery Series, I came across a fascinating story about a possible treasure from a Spanish galleon still hidden somewhere in North Carolina’s Brunswick County. Although many historians have dismissed it as just …

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Where’s a Four-Leaf Clover When You Need It?

As I sat at my desk kicking around ideas for this post, I focused on St. Patrick’s Day for the theme since many of us will be wearing green in two weeks. And for me, when I start brainstorming, I quickly find my initial idea …

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Take My Money – Please!

I wrote a blog post a few weeks ago called “3 Cables and You’re Done” that emphasized things are never as simple as the proverbial “they” say it will be. I have also emphasized over the years to my children and employees that, from a …

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