New Beginnings and Your Journey

I'm not particularly religious, but I find inspiration strikes no matter what your intention.  Turns out it's Easter.  Now for many kids it's where they search every blade of grass in the back yard and find 50 eggs in 4 minutes, when it takes these same kids 11 hours to clean their rooms.  However for many others it signals a renewal.  New beginnings.  A second chance. 

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You have Value. That's why you should train.

Civilization has made us soft.  Yes, we have antibiotics, microwaves, and 401k's, but as individuals, we've essentially traded some pretty interesting things for this.  There will be some strong arguments around this topic, and the points they make are likely as correct as mine.  I'm speaking primarily about protection of ourselves.  Yes, civilization good.  Uncivilized bad.  Yes, technology is amazing and look at all we've accomplished.  But has trading our personal protection, or at least coming to rely on others for it, diminished our self-confidence behind the false feeling of security?

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First Blackbird Blog Post

So I've decided to try my hand at doing a blog for the club.  This will serve a few purposes.  I intend on using it as a 'state of the club' page and as a place to chat about various topics.  My posts will be admittedly unpredictable, subject to the whimsy of time and my ability to sit down in front of a computer. 

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