Tim, Take 2

Two years and one day ago, my old¹ college buddy Tim Condron nearly bought the farm, at a father-daughter dance at his kid’s high school. Ventricular arrhythmia took him down, but not out. Now he’s spent two years and one day making the most of what is literally a second lease on life.

Tim has written a great blog post about it on his “Second Takes” blog. Please take a few minutes to read it, as it has some wonderful food for thought, including these tasty nuggets:

  • I’ve learned that stress is self induced, and that I can have more control over how I respond to adverse situations

  • I’ve learned that negativity is too much of a downer for me, and that I can remove complicated situations and people from my life

  • I’ve learned that I don’t need position or money or stuff or friends in high places to create a life of fulfillment

  • I’ve learned to appreciate every single day and the experiences that come with each

Amen, Brother Timothy. That faulty ticker of yours is a precious gift to all of us who’ve had the pleasure of meeting you.

¹ I’m using the adjective “old” as in “long time” not as in “senior citizen”

One thought on “Tim, Take 2

  1. I’m honored and humbled, my friend. Thanks for the shout out. It’s whacky, funny, creative folks like you who make life worth living. We’re long overdue for a beer…a situation that MUST be rectified! Peace! tcc

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