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On Making Exercise A Priority

On Making Exercise A Priority

Here`s an odd confession: Though I have worked for 16 or so years as a commercial artist in a variety of forms, possibly the best job I ever had as an adult was when I worked for three weeks at Trader Joes. I had been…

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The Actual Point Of This Trip

The Actual Point Of This Trip

We are two weeks or so into a trip that we haven´t technically reached the starting point for, and some weird truths about my personality are now in the spotlight that I really need to work on. Right now it’s my “queue”. I may have…

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Babies, Bikes and Breakdowns

Babies, Bikes and Breakdowns

It felt like we were never getting out of Pamplona. More than once during our week there I declared “We live HERE now!” The city is pretty small, so much so that you can get very familiar with the city in a single week, especially…

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The First 24 Kilometers

The First 24 Kilometers

I’m a big fan of the movie Gattaca. It’s about a guy who is just a normal dude born in a world where everyone else gets a genetic leg-up. Designer babies given the very best traits from both parents, and what this normal dude does…

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Nothing new under the Rishikesh sun.

Nothing new under the Rishikesh sun.

A confession: While I keep a blog going (albeit poorly) I don’t read that many blogs. I just don’t have the time, and very few blogs grab my interest long enough for me to make time in my day to spend reading other people’s accounts…

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Starting the new year in silence

Starting the new year in silence

UPDATE: The retreat was fantastic! To read the first part of my thoughts on it, head over here. I will be putting together another post about it here at Drewgilbert.com as soon as is reasonably possible. You can continue reading now…. ____________________________________ As I write…

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