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OWNING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 3)

Owning the Mat Blog 3 Week 3            I asked Dakota on Sunday morning how his elbow and arm were doing. Sometimes things hurt more the next day. To my delight, he said his arm was still feeling pretty good. However, he complained that the knee he had surgery on was [...]

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OWNING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 2)

Owning the Mat Blog 2 Weeks 1 & 2 Wow! I can't believe it's here. It is the Monday after Thanksgiving in my son Dakota's senior year of high school. And that means that it is the first day of wrestling season for Dakota. In addition, Dan Gable just called Dakota to wish him good [...]

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OWNING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 1)

Blog 1 Preseason While in the pandemic lockdown, nobody was wrestling anywhere around us in Connecticut. Fortunately, though, we received a stimulus check that gave us the ability to buy a small 10X10 basement wrestling mat. It isn't big enough for us to go full speed on. But it is big enough for us to [...]

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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 42)

Blog 42 March 13, 2021  Well, wrestling season in Connecticut has come and gone, and there aren't any post-season tournaments. The New England's would have taken place last weekend. This is such an exciting tournament. I was hoping Dakota would have gotten to experience it this year, but it didn't happen. There had been some [...]

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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 41)

Blog 41 Junior Year, February 20th    This is the weekend of February 20th. It's supposed to be the weekend of the Class L State Championships here in Connecticut. My son, Dakota, was supposed to have had a great season racking up many wins. I also pictured him placing in the States at 145 pounds [...]

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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 40)

Blog 40 Junior Year, January 19th According to what we've been hearing from the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC), the governing body for secondary school athletics and the Department of Public Health (DPH), this Tuesday, January 19th, is supposed to be the start of winter sports. Unfortunately, the alternative spring football season will no longer [...]

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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 39)

Blog 39 Junior Year Well, it's Christmas again, and still no wrestling. Last year at this time, Dakota's sophomore year, he shared with me how badly he just wanted his knee to be fixed up so he could be back on the mat. I shared with him that in this sport you never put off [...]

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HITTING THE MAT: The Making of A State Champ or At Least A Good Man! (Blog 38)

Blog 38 Junior Year Wow! November 30th has rolled around again. It's getting to be near the end of the year 2020. This has been one heck of a year for most people around the U.S. and the world. A lot of things are going on today, as well as not going on today. It's [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 99- Using LinkedIn to Build Your Connections and Get Customers

Using LinkedIn to Build Your Connections and Get Customers   LinkedIn is a pretty cool place for us self-publishing indie authors because the people on LinkedIn are professionals who actually have some money. They’re not teeny bobs chewing gum, with a lot to say, but nothing to back it up. LinkedIn is different from other [...]

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Book Marketing For Authors Blog 98- Rapid-Fire Book Production

Rapid-Fire Book Production   Times have changed my self-publishing indie authors. We authorpreneurs know that the old days of putting out one book every two years in no longer a good business model for our authorpreneurship business. Hey, I get it. It used to take me two years to write a book, too, when I [...]

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