Reality

The peach and nectarine trees in the enclosed garden have turned golden orange at the same time the gum trees have sprouted their after-fire new growth in bright greens and shades of red, so it looks as though the seasons are a bit mixed at our Australian high country...

Shifting to Offence

When I first began this blog several years ago, I said that I had a story to tell.  For many reasons, I didn’t follow through.  I’m going to change that now in a manner that I hope is beneficial to you, but also in a manner that is beneficial to me.  Beneficial in the...

Why We Train

I know where you are because I’ve…we’ve…been there too.  You’ve had a rough patch in your life, maybe a year or maybe a decade.  You’d like to change the trajectory of your life but don’t know where to begin, or how.  You make a promise to yourself that tomorrow will...

Motivation

Words DO mean things.  One of the classic mis-use of words I hear all the time is when people say that they need me to ‘motivate’ them in order to begin training, eating right, or generally level up their lives.  I’m always quick to rain on this particular parade by...

Noosa, Peregian, and Redcliffe

Prior to this trip, Peregian Beach was always one of my favourite places to visit in Australia.  After spending four days between Peregian Beach and Noosa Heads, I was reminded why.  A white sand beach that goes for miles, turquoise water, and two adjacent small...