Category Archives: Thursday Morning Coffee

THURSDAY MORNING COFFEE BLOG – My Imaginary training buddies

Jesse was the one who’d give me a nod when I struggled. He was the one who’d crack a grin, toss his head, and call, “Hey, showing up matters! You can do it. You’re doing it now!”
Jesse was my inspiration as much as I was his creator. Sebastian just gave me a reserved nod of acknowledgment. You know how he is.
And that’s how “SwimBikeRun” was born. Continue reading

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THURSDAY MORNING COFFEE BLOG – Kickass Anthology for Eric Arvin

One year ago, the illustrated Kickass Anthology came out on Amazon. A group of amazing writers and graphic artists donated their talents, and others edited and copy-proofed on a volunteer basis, and I formatted and published, to raise funds for Eric Arvin, … Continue reading

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What was funny two weeks ago ain’t funny now. It’s amazing how a $2,200 dog surgery changes your outlook on whether a puppy stealing a plastic wrapper from the garbage is horribly funny, or just horrible. Continue reading

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THURSDAY MORNING COFFEE BLOG – Farting and Spiritual Alignment

Some things are just not in done in public, except then it just happens and you scramble to regain your sense of center. Especially when it happens while you’re sparring with a formidable opponent during his brown belt test, and … Continue reading

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THURSDAY MORNING COFFEE – True demise of the Gingerbread Man

You all know the story: the arrogant Gingerbread Man was, supposedly, devoured by the clever fox. But that’s not at all how it happened. Sit tight and contemplate the possibilities. Once upon a time, an old woman made a gingerbread … Continue reading

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