May 7



Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840

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“Truly there would be reason to go mad were it not for music.”

*Listen to Tchaikovsky – it’s good for your MIND.


Sydney Leroux 1990

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She has a mania for motivational spin classes like SoulCycle and Flywheel.

“It’s not a spin class, it’s a party.”

*Have a mania for a spin class today.


Tim Russert 1950

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Tim Russert was a man raised and steeped in faith — a faith that focused on service, a faith that is confident in God’s plan, and a faith dedicated to the love of peace and the work of justice.

*Have a faith that focuses on service, a faith that is confident in God’s plan, and a faith dedicated to the love of peace and the work of justice


Chiara Ferragni 1987

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She’s the co-founder and editor-in-chief of fashion blog-turned-lifestyle-website, “The Blonde Salad.” She founded it in 2009 — for $10

“When I started… I was doing it just to share,”

The Blonde Salad now brings in more than $1.5 million in advertising and referred sales.

“My secret has always been to be true to myself,”

“I’ve never tried too hard.”

*Get started. Don’t quit. Be true to yourself.


Gary Cooper 1901 – Watch High Noon

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*Watch Gary Cooper win 1 of his 2 Oscars in High Noon.


Eva Peron 1919

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The Eva Peron features baby greens, plancha style veggies (carrots, beets and fennel), cotija cheese, grilled citrus chicken topped with a homemade Chimichurri Vinaigrette.

*Make your own Eva Peron seasonal salad.

SNUB – Johnny Unitas 1933

Review –

  • Listen to Tchaikovsky
  • Spin class
  • Have a faith that is confident in God’s plan
  • Be true to yourself
  • Watch High Noon
  • Eva Peron salad

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Travis Jones

I was born in Northwestern Pennsylvania and lived in a trailer park. I was raised by very conservative and religious (Wesleyan Methodist) parents. By some miracle I graduated college and moved to Florida. I have been a public school teacher since 1995. I have 7 years until I can retire. I was married in 1999 and divorced in 2001. I remarried in 2017 to Kate - 21 years my junior. Some of my life experiences as a 46-year-old, white American male, will come through in my writing, but the majority of this daily journey will be dedicated to improving myself, and hopefully you as well.

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