Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Great Ironman vs. Pregnancy Debate

In 2003 when I was training for the Ironman Florida Triathlon, my lifelong friend and training buddy Keith Kibler posed a question to me: “Which do you think is harder, finishing an Ironman or having a baby?” Continue reading

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The sailboat birth of Jack Benjamin: Part 3

Not since the births of my own children have I been so overtly reminded of how great God is and how blessed we are to be a part of this miraculous life. Continue reading

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The sailboat birth of Jack Benjamin: Part 2

Inside tonight was a mood you could feel right away: the holy ground of a life being born. Continue reading

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The sailboat birth of Jack Benjamin: Part 1

We were so touched when our doula shared with us a written account on her perspective of our son’s birth. With her permission, we are posting her story here in three parts. The first comes today on the one month birthday of our little guy. Continue reading

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A Virtual Tour: the Aft Cabin

Please be careful as we step down into the aft cabin. There is only room for a couple of people down here at once, so take a quick look and then move along so others behind you can see. Continue reading

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A Virtual Tour: the Cockpit

Please watch your step as we move down into the cockpit. Continue reading

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Will dive for caviar

I would never normally treat myself to something like caviar, even though I love it. Looking down at the murky water of this low tide, I still knew the $50 in luscious salty ikura (salmon roe) would be worth it all. Continue reading

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