Break Time….

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Have you ever pushed yourself too much in an area of your life to the point that it wasn’t as fun as it used too be? I go through phases where I want to dial back who I am in many areas. What causes us to want to trade out things we love to do from time to time? Maybe it’s the Gemini in me but I’m becoming less and less infatuated with social interaction. There are times when talking on the phone seem like a chore. I’ve never really been a very social person but there are times when you feel like you should have interaction with people who you don’t see very often.  Continue reading

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Man Down

 

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One of the worst things in the world you can get is the flu. I’ve been down and out for over a week now and let me tell you this flu bug is no joke.  I don’t know how people who are sick for extended periods of time do it. I’m not built for this.

Hopefully by the end of this week I can find my way back to the old me. Because right now this is the worst. I feel like I just went 8 rounds with 19 year old Mike Tyson and all he did was throw body blows.  Continue reading

The A – Z Tag

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I’ve been in the blog game since 2010 and there are always a lot of different challenges out there for bloggers. Some of them I accept and others I don’t. Well since this one is about me and this blog is about me, I thought I would partake in this one. I was tagged by Body and Mind to do this A – Z descriptive challenge, so I will give it a run.

Here we go:

A – Athletic (been a baller all my life. Sports is a way of life for me)

B – Bold (I love taking chances)

C – Chicken wing connoisseur.  Continue reading

CIAA Sold Its Soul With Nothing To Show For It

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A few times in our lives we get a chance to stand for something great. Whether it be something political, moral, or something that provides self gratification. Sometimes we have to let go of something we love in order for the stance to take on the meaning in which we intended.

The CIAA Tournament is a tournament of pageantry, tradition and celebration. While attending the CIAA Tournament you are guaranteed to find yourself in a good time. Fun ranges from step shows, concert entertainment, to day parties and fish fries within minutes of the basketball action. Continue reading

HB2 Robbed NC From A Memorable 2017

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All star weekend is upon us and it’s officially a bust for me. Why? Because it was supposed to be played in NC. It was supposed to be an event that would allow me to pay homage to my favorite era of players (classes of 02 and 03) as they get ready to pass the torch on to the next generation of great ball players.

Chances are this year will be the last one that any of those guys are All Star worthy with the exception of Lebron James. When you look at the roster, Melo was a late addition, D Wade didn’t get enough votes, Chris Paul is notably absent, Bosh no longer hoops, and D Howard is no longer the elite big man in the NBA. Continue reading

Finding The American Dream

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What is the American Dream? Why can’t we achieve it? Every day we wake up and 80% of the people in America dread going to work. We work our whole lives to position ourselves to do what it is that we want to do and yet 80% of us are still unsatisfied with working the hours we have too.

I went to college for 4 years and got a degree in political science. I was sure I wanted to be a lawyer. It would have probably been a great move right out of college but my experiment at professional football failed miserably and by the time I returned to school things had changed for me. Continue reading

Recognizing Your Flaws While Building Character

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Losing in life is tough. I am a sore loser and I know it. Many times we lose things we covet for weird reasons. We can lose things because we’re careless, greedy, or because we’re impervious to our feelings about the things we care about the most.

My greatest flaw in life is greed. I recognize this even more when I evaluate my life as a whole. You gain weight because you’re greedy. You lose friends and time because you’re greedy. Continue reading