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Left Coast / right Coast: Watching the next generation grow

Mike Gold living the dream in the Pacific Northwest. Photo credit: Scott Brown.

When I think back to my grandparents and the life they had in the early part of the 20th century, our parents' lives during and after World War II, our generation's lives during the turbulent 60’s, our children who live into the 21st century, and our grandchildren – born in the 21st century, there is a tremendous difference in how each generation lived.

Left Coast / Right Coast: Push as long as you can, and as hard as you can

Mike Gold living the dream in the Pacific Northwest. Photo credit: Scott Brown.

Unfortunately, we are not in very good shape as a country. Obesity is a national problem. I can’t tell you how many relatively young children I see while up and about, that are way too heavy. Now extra weight is very much like those who want to give up smoking. There is the famous line: “It’s not hard giving up smoking, I’ve done it several dozen times.

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