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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.

Left Coast / Right Coast: A speck on the wall inside the Grand Canyon – the Cosmos

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

Whenever I find myself becoming too involved in all the trivia of day-to-day living, I find myself  “Up on the roof.” What the Drifters were saying in their song is that for them the same thing holds. Sometimes you just have to “zone out.” Only in that way can you “center yourself.

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