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Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | April 2024 | Dream On, Dreamers

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | April 2024 | Dream On, Dreamers It’s time for our monthly ‘Off the Cuff’ motivational column by former Canadian WMX Champion, Jacqueline Ross: Dream on, Dreamers. By Jacqueline Ross Greetings, Humans, As I’ve matured mentally and spiritually over the last few years I’ve come to a lingering thought…As we grow older do we lose the ability to listen to our heart and pursue

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | March 2024

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | March 2024 By Jacqueline Ross Greetings, Humans, Helen Keller once said, “Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all.” The more life I live and experiences I grow through the more I realize how true her words are. Extremely relatable, especially now, with me being back on the bike after 18 months off. One thing is for sure, there is no feeling

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | Life is Made Up of Moments – February 2024

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | Life is Made Up of Moments – February 2024 By Jacqueline Ross Greetings, Humans, Just the other day, at the end of a training session with my lil homies, I brought out a cake!  Of course everyone’s immediate reaction was excitement followed by the response, “Whose birthday is it?!” To which I answered, “Why does it need to be someone’s birthday in order

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | January 2024

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | January 2024 By Jacqueline Ross Greetings, Humans, I have the opportunity of working with amazing little homies as well as big homies.  What intrigues me about the big homies is where they come from and their story.  A fellow big homie I work with is a pilot who flies overseas for most of his work.  He has had to fly into devastating environments

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | December 2023

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | December 2023 By Jacqueline Ross Greetings, Humans, I find a bit of resistance when I write at this time of the year.  The holidays seem to be the happiest times for some and the worst of times for others. So as I navigate the waters of tide it’s that time…for the line that I wait all year to use…drum roll, please…Happy Festivus!!!! Okay, that’s

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | November 2023

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | November 2023 By Jacqueline Ross Greetings, Humans, I know God wouldn’t give me anything that I couldn’t handle, but between you and me, I hope I’m off the “strongest soldiers” list for 2024! Whew! My life over the last 14 months has been a constant battle of being up against the ropes, taking the punches, and then scaling the roughest side of the

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | October 2023

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | October 2023 By Jacqueline Ross Greetings, Humans, Someone that I used to know once told me, “You can’t build a house without a few splinters.”  And here I thought, as long as we focused on constructing a solid foundation we’d be all right! Well played, universe, well played…  Patch work and minor adjustments can be beneficial, but sometimes you need a demolition!  Get

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross – September 2023

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross – September 2023 By Jacqueline Ross Greetings, Humans It’s wild that September is coming to a close. It feels like it lasted about 2 hours!  Anywho, as some of you may know and those that aren’t aware, I had a partial knee replacement 3 weeks ago. Needless to say, after ACL surgery and my knee locking up, defects on my femur being patched up,

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | August 2023

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | August 2023 By Jacqueline Ross Greetings, Humans, A significant playwright, essayist, and screenwriter of the 20th Century, Arthur Miller once said, “The best work that anybody ever writes is the work that is on the verge of embarrassing him, always.” He was correct!  As we know, my column last month was quite turbulent and most likely one of the most vulnerable pieces I’ve

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | July 2023

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | July 2023 By Jacqueline Ross Greetings, Humans, From being on cloud nine last month, to hitting rock bottom this month…Welcome to this season of my life!  My hope is for this column to help encourage anyone that is fighting an internal battle that they don’t speak about.  You’re not alone. Lately, I’ve been holding on by a thread; emotionally, mentally, and physically.  Dealing