February 4



Betty Friedan 1921

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“Aging is not ‘lost youth’ but a new stage of opportunity and strength.”

*Consider today as one more step towards a new stage of opportunity and strength.


Oscar De La Hoya 1973

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An upper body day that’s all push-pull. We want him using equal weight pushing and pulling because that makes him very symmetrical. So that when you’re throwing a punch, everything is very even.

*Use today as an upper body day. Try to use the same weight (barbell or dumbbells) and focus on four areas


Rosa Parks 1913

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It was her faith in God that gave her the courage to stand up to segregation on that fateful day in December 1955.  “I instantly felt God give me the strength to endure whatever would happen next,” she recounted. “God’s peace flooded my soul, and my fear melted away.  All people were equal in the eyes of God, and I was going to live like a free person.”

*What has God recently given you the strength to endure?


Lawrence Taylor 1959

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LT lost a fortune with lavish spending and hard partying. Since leaving the league, he’s been arrested for drug possession, was caught by the IRS filing a false tax return and declared bankruptcy in the late 90s.

*You should have your taxes by now. How much did you make last year?

Where did your money go?

Make a vow that at this time next year, you will know exactly where all your money went. There are apps and websites that can help with this. And whatever you do, don’t be like the greatest linebacker ever and waste it all and then file a false tax return.


Charles Lindbergh 1902 – watch The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)

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*Watch James Stewart star as Lucky Lindy in this Oscar nominated movie.


Dan Quayle 1947 – roasted quail and Dan Quayle cheesy potatoe

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*Make sure you spell potato correctly.



BONUS: Alice Cooper 1948 – maybe bite the head off the quail before roasting it.

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SNUB – Natalie Imbruglia 1975

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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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