Bike to Work Week – Save Money Edition

by Lance Ekum

photo credit: Thomas Hawk “Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race” — H.G. Wells Today kicks off the start of National Bike to Work Week. What a great opportunity to give biking a try. Among it’s many benefits: Great exercise. Get some […]

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Sunday Thought for the Day

by Lance Ekum

photo credit: Matthew Boyle “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucious

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Kids, Soccer, and Perspective

by Lance Ekum

photo credit: Jamie Anderson “Normal is in the eyes of the beholder.” — Whoopi Goldberg I have been coaching my 9 year-old son’s soccer team the last several years. This past weekend we had probably the worst weather we’ve had to play our game. It was windy, about 45 degree Fahrenheit, and mud everywhere. Parents […]

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Save Money By Changing Your Own Oil – Not Always

by Lance Ekum

photo credit: memekode Below is a lesson in taking your time to do something right.  In my case it applies to changing the oil in my car.  In your case, it could apply to something else. A couple of weeks ago, I was going to change oil on our minivan.  I do this regularly (4 […]

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Bike Your Way to Better Health for Free

by Lance Ekum

I am a big fan of biking – for many reasons. It’s good for your health, it’s good for the environment, you can save money on fuel, and it’s just a great way to see the countryside! Now, even if you don’t have a bike, there’s still a way! Lipton is giving away a few […]

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Sportsmanship and Life

by Lance Ekum

photo credit: PrASanGaM “The most important decision I ever made in my career was to live my life in sports as honestly and ethically as possible. Never having compromised my values allows me to look back on my life with no regrets and feel satisfaction in what I was able to accomplish.” — Greg LeMond […]

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I’m a Winner

by Lance Ekum

Thanks to a contest going on recently over at the Clever Dude Blog , I am now the proud owner of a new book on America’s healthcare system.  The book is Stay Healthy, Live Longer, Spend Wisely , By Davis Liu, MD.  I’ll be reading it soon, and then get a review of the book […]

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