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1989-  Nursing home work-  Wheatridge, Colorado. Typical 3pm-11pm shift-  Fluorescent bulbs evenly lighting each floor tile as I head into the routine of baths, dinner and bed.  I’m surrounded by greatness not remembered.  Interment camp survivors, an interpreter from the … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Actions on Procrastination

Lately a lot of what I’ve been thinking about or more so questioning is why I’m still aware of certain things, yet in some other areas I’m still not taking action. Procrastination. When I put my mind to do something I … Continue reading

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Still stuck on Life Below Zero

Subsistence living folks measure wealth by being able to provide and being able to share.  It’s a simple and necessary part of surviving harsh conditions. We in the city, we are a little soft.  Needing so many comforts that we … Continue reading

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Boxing community

Boxing has been the catalyst for my complete healing.  I came to the sport still not being accountable, not taking responsibility.  I came to the sport living in my past and crying in my soup about where I came from. … Continue reading

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Patterns

Our lives are patterns…..patterns of thought, movement and behavior. I’m on the fence about whether we change patterns, only get more aware or do both. I was watching some old footage of Greg from when he boxed in Hawaii…..and was … Continue reading

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Intent

It’s the intent behind each and every action that fascinates me.  The what and why behind our thoughts and emotions that lead to our actions.   Clean up the intent and you clean up the action….make it more efficient, direct … Continue reading

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Daily prompt blog

via Daily Prompt: Betrayed California- Desert casino- Boxing- lights- t.v. I had an interesting and blazingly fast Boxing career. My manager, a boisterous Italian put me in his stable of all male contenders saying, “Turton- you will be the only … Continue reading

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The silence of the fight

Stillness and silence are difficult places to exist.  In our commercial and instantaneous world, tons of distractions kick in to help us avoid facing ourselves.  We live in the noise and expect that we can escape later to the quiet … Continue reading

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Compensations

Compensations are the demise of athletes…..and for our regular daily life. I got this pretty cool drill from @frankboxingcoach in Montreal, Quebec. What I liked most about it was noticing all the compensations people did in the name of feeling … Continue reading

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Disappointment in a flash

I’m not sure why our culture still deems it desirable to avoid disappointment, failure, sadness, conflict………etc…..etc…..etc…… In a 3 minute round a boxer could experience all of those things in milliseconds and still they continue to move on, counting on … Continue reading

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