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17 Life Lessons That Took Me 40 Years to Learn

Non-cliché teachings from a guy that’s over the hill (but not yet dead)

Photo by Joshua Earle on Unsplash

Look at this guy.

He just climbed to the top of this peak only to look beyond and see a taller one in the distance.

Besides the fact that this pic is totally staged and the dude isn’t dressed for the climb ahead, I’m…




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Michael J. Mehlberg

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