In this Episode:
Tomorrow, September 4, I turn 59 years old. Sexy number don’t you think, 59? I’m on the edge of two decades of life. The 50s almost behind me and the future 60s and beyond out in front. I could be sad about being so close to my sixth decade of life. That is if I bought the lie I hear constantly that I am getting old.
Warning! Shocking NEWS coming…Barbara and I are fans of American Ninja Warriors. Yes, I know you’d think I’d be the type person to run as fast as possible from anything with Warrior in the title. But I have to say when you get past the over the top hype from the announcers, Ninja Warriors is inspiring. It is positively uplifting to see men and women, of various ages, competing against themselves to get through an amazingly hard obstacle course.
I admire people who challenge themselves. Not one of us improves to become better, happier, more fulfilled in life, without constantly challenging ourselves. Sure the show is a competition to see who finishes the course in the fastest time to be America’s Ninja Warrior. But beyond the one winner takes all concept, this competition is one where all of the contestants are pitted against a common challenge. So each must be well trained, strong, and smart to survive the seemingly impossible feats they are asked to perform. Read more