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Is Fear Stopping You From Succeeding?

My son was bitten by a poisonous spider this week. He’s only 5 years old, and since he’s so small we have been to the doctor twice already to have it lanced, cleaned, and tested… And he is on several antibiotics to stem the infection. He is going to be fine, and I’m sure you don’t REALLY need to know …

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Leaving Las Vegas

Hey guys:) So a couple days ago I was sitting in the airport, leaving Las Vegas. Watching flights zoom down the runway with people playing slots ten feet away. Crazy. I was out there for JVAlert, which was totally amazing. I got to spend time with friends like Ken McArthur, Harris Fellman, and others… And also made connections with Mari …

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Elbe, Washington (Population = 21)

Erik here, and as I write this I am sitting on a parked train… somewhere near the top of Mt. Rainier outside Elbe, Washington. It’s cold and grey, spitting rain… And we’re in the middle of NOWHERE. According to the last census there were only 21 brave souls who live here… and none of them are around. The train left …

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Be Thankful.

Did you know that on September 11th, 2004 my family and I survived a direct hit from a Category 5 Hurricane? Probably not. It’s something that I don’t much talk about anymore… but we did. We were living in the Cayman Islands at the time, and the storm was called Ivan. It was a direct hit. Winds were clocked at …