It happened in an instant. Monday Night Football. The Cincinnati Bengals versus the Buffalo Bills. Two teams at the top of their devisions, battling for conference ranking going into the NFL play-offs. First quarter, routine play, Bills Safety Damar Hamlin makes the tackle near mid-field. He gets up after the play, takes a step, then …
Medvedev: A Few Thoughts
The stars aligned, got to watch the final few games of the US Open. Homage to my dad in a way, as he was a lifelong tennis player and coach. Medvedev’s Triumph; inspired. I didn’t know the struggles; all the more respect, first Grand Slam Win. Really fun to watch the win. The funky celebration, …
Pop & Kerr
Gregg Popovich, 1949- ; winningest coach in NBA history. Steve Kerr, 1965- ; eight time NBA champion as player and coach. Both men, accomplished, thoughtful, expert. Motivators. Observers. Gamers. Coaching players, elite athletes, humans, to be better, to rise to the greatest level of which they are able, capable, Of seeing, being. Fun to watch …
Olympics, Delayed, Inspired, Creative, Ceremony, Music, Dance, Color, Competition, Good. GOOD.
Inspiration, 2, TdF 2021
Seems like there are always riders who rise to the top. Unexpected(?) Mountain Stage, Ventoux. ITT. Bunch Sprint, Champs Elysees. One racer? WOUT. Inspired. Again and again. Good article to tell the tale? Here: https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/wout-van-aert-im-just-a-little-cyclist-compared-with-eddy-merckx/
Inspiration, 1, TdF2021
Surprised to even be in the race. Many successes past, what would come of this edition? Cavendish, 31 stage wins in Le Tour, second all time… He would end up tied with Eddy Merckx, epic company. And this pic attached, also epic, the World Champion working for Cavendish in the final stage. Inspired. GOOD.
Lyrics Post: “Back to the Bay” by Daveed Diggs
Pretty well can't say enough good things about this dude, Daveed Diggs. Beyond his beats, his words, his Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson...I just pretty well love everything I've learned about him. He inspires, plain and simple. And he's a WARRIORS fan from Oakland, California. All the better, dig it, dig Diggs, Back to the Bay... …
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Up and Down
Up and down things go, every hour, every day. Moods, fortunes, progress, or lack there of. Sometimes, maybe frequently, the best we can do is keep going. Sometimes the best we can do is take the step forward. Let’s do that today. Up or down, when things settle, go forward. Let’s go forward together.
Viva Puerto Rico!
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