“Men and Women for Others”

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During my six years studying at Boston College, my teachers and advisors emphasized being “men and women for others.”  This was the message—though it would be tailored to fit each particular course or subject matter.  The saying traces its roots to Fr. Pedro Arrupe, leader of the Society of Jesus for nearly 20 years.  In the quote below, Fr. Arrupe …

A Taste of Training Camp

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Here’s an inside look at what’s going on here in San Diego, CA during the first Triathlon Squad training camp of 2013.  Thanks to Coach Paulo Sousa for the camerawork/editing.  Enjoy!   

More than just a civil rights activist…

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I wanted to do a little something different to celebrate my Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, so I decided to do some reading on MLK. I hear the “I have a dream…” line all the time, but I figured surely this man had more to talk about than one of his dreams. I started googling old transcripts of his speeches …

Be Your Own Hero

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Since I’m involved with endurance sports, I’ve had quite a few people ask for my thoughts on the whole Lance Armstrong debacle. Here they are: One of my favorite sources of inspiration, former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden, said, “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is …

An Expanding Word Bank

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Do you remember taking “fill-in-the-blank” tests back in elementary school?  They were the worst, weren’t they?  I used to think it was okay when the teacher would give a word bank, but as I got older the teachers started throwing in extra words that weren’t supposed to be used.  Imagine the nerve…extra “filler” just to mess you up!  This thought came …

Holiday Magic

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I knew you were busy over the holidays, so I didn’t want to overwhelm you with too much internet reading.  If I had been more diligent about posting over the past few weeks, you may have been distracted while internet shopping and forgotten someone on your list.  How terrible!  You see, I had to keep my thoughts to myself for …