Independence Day will forevermore have a double meaning

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Officially launched on Independence Day (yesterday).


Independence Day will forevermore have a double meaning.

Mid Life Celebration is three simple things:

  1. rethink
  2. reprioritize
  3. recommit

Never too old to begin anew.




This website is about our mental attitude. To easily and safely leave this site to read today’s post on jeff’s physical health website, click here.


On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.


Each day begins like the one before

With the exception of the guy on the left, these fellows are some of the fastest sprinters in the world, aged 60 and over..

midlife attitude

Each day begins like the one before. Midlife Baby Boomer, jeff noel (that’s me), has a morning routine. Most Boomers do. This is a blessing and a curse. An advantage, and a disadvantage.

Most middle-aged adults don’t have this (attitude or awareness) on their radar. Slogging through life. I’ll be damned if that disease will infect my family.

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PS. Bill Collins, far right, IS the fastest man in the world over 60.

Why doing something each day that scares you is important

Have never run a 1500 in a meet. Not sure why today. Except that it’s scary…

race list

Doing something each day that scares you. Why is this important? Because it stretches us. Helps us grow. We start getting old when we stop growing. Common sense. Not common.


  • Flew to Chicago with just a small backpack
  • Left without a hotel reservation
  • Running 1st competitive 1500, ever, in a couple hours

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