Joe Stockinger grips the bar, adjusts his footing and lifts the weight with ease; an impressive feat for any 87-year-old. That’s right. He’s a senior and a weightlifter and a successful one at that. Stockinger holds several world records.
Most of us have secret interests. Fearing ridicule, we often try to hide this aspect of our personality.
Dale Sanders is at it again.
We live in interesting times. Two recent news stories highlight this truth.
In the May edition of Your Life is Now, we met Kris Laurie who had just begun a massive canoe trip from Montana to the Gulf of Mexico. This was to raise money for bladder cancer research. I have good news — Kris has reached the Gulf.
With Halloween approaching, I’m reminded of many mysterious and unexplainable events people have experienced and told me about. These aren’t mere ghost stories told around a campfire.
How far would you go to make a dream come true? If you’re Claire Sargenti, the answer is pretty far.
In the early July edition of this column, we learned about Dale Sanders.
Swagger — the province of Alberta has it in spades. It comes from a widely-held belief that life is better there. Albertans aren’t the only ones who think this is true. Plenty of us in Saskatchewan are convinced Alberta is the best province.
Someone once asked Dale Sanders why at age 80 he decided to canoe the entire Mississippi River. His answer? “It just seemed logical to do it.”