Category Archives: Body

The Streets Belong to the People

Despite the billions of dollars poured into Haiti by well-intentioned NGO’s, Haiti’s capital city, Port-au-Prince is the largest city in the world without a sewage system. You can include Cité Soleil, home to the Guepard Boxing Club in that unenviable … Continue reading

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For the Minnesota Women’s Soccer Team

Following Minnesota Women’s Soccer premature exit from the Big Ten Tournament, which we won last year, we sit and patiently wait for next week’s selections to the 2017 NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship. I have a moment to catch my breath … Continue reading

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Healthcare, Acupuncture and Ice Cream

Time for a new ‘body’ post. As of two weeks ago, I’ve lived 68 full years. I feel good. I have honored my commitment to the whole man, to be sound of mind, body and spirit. The older one gets, … Continue reading

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Children in America No Longer Know How to Play

Silly, but true. I had difficulty falling asleep last night after watching Trinidad and Tobago’s mighty Soca Warriors eliminate the United States of America from the 2018 World Cup. Another mouse roars. I tell myself it’s ‘just a game,’ but … Continue reading

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Summer Camp

Sixty years ago I attended YMCA summer camp at Pontoosuc Lake not far from Balance Rock State Park in the heart of the Berkshires.  Today, many kids in America spend their vacation in air-conditioned houses planted firmly in front of … Continue reading

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Donate to Team Guepard …. Please

I am very pleased to announce that you can now make a tax-exempt donation to Team Guepard by using any of the “Donate” buttons you may encounter on The Vitruvian Man website. Your donation will be processed through The Nicole … Continue reading

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Boxing for Peace with Team Guepard – Peace, Tolerance and Living Together

Our friends at Guepard Boxing Club in Cité Soleil (GBCCS) came to Team Guepard with an idea.  They call it Boxing for Peace.  It is a grand idea and I love anything that promotes PEACE.  I am also impressed that … Continue reading

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Harmony of Body and Spirit

The Spring 2017 issue of Human Development magazine focuses on ‘Health of Body and Spirit,’ and poses the question “How can we rediscover child-like harmony of body and spirit?”  That’s a good question, one we must ponder frequently.  The editors … Continue reading

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Banner Day for Team Guepard

Months ago, Gail Megaloudis Rongen – Chairman of the Board of the Nicole Megaloudis Foundation – and I decided to combine our energies and support a group of young men in Cité Soleil, Haiti who train 100 young boxers.  One … Continue reading

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Getting By with a Little Help from Our Friends

We always manage to get by with a little help from our friends … A small group of family and friends have joined me and Gail Megalouidis Rongen – Chairman of the Board of The Nicole Megaloudis Foundation – in helping Guepard … Continue reading

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