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  • For the past few months (years?) I've been floundering. I've been busy -- living a good life, doing good work, gradually improving upon the person that is me, but something has been missing. It is hard to say exactly what is missing, but the hole is there. After a few months (years?) of pondering, I've figured it out. I'm missing that wild ass crazy goal that makes me feel alive. Makes me feel like I'm pushing the envelope. Makes me feel like if I look back at 2012 with it attempted (much less accomplished) the year will stand out. I will be proud. I will have lived a bit larger, a bit bigger, a bit more as the real me.

    This isn't the first time that I've dug around in the bottom of my brain and come up with a WACG. The first was the solo trip to Cuba in 1999. The next round was the perfect trifecta of walking the camino, driving a 1975 Scout from Colorado to Panama and back and hiking Machu Picchu. Not surprisingly they were all centered around my 30th birthday. That is a decade ago and I'm more than due for another WACG. Stay tuned....
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