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A site about the zigzag-ish pursuit of an extraordinary life that you enjoy in the present, look forward to more of, and will look back on proudly.

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1. Get Unstuck

Free yourself from ruts and restraints.

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2. Solidify Your Basics

Get your sh*t together so you don’t fall apart.

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3. Set Your Direction

Come up with some idea of what you’re looking for.

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4. Learn From Others

Collect info that inspires and improves you.

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5. Go For Extraordinary

Proactively and enthusiastically make the most of it.

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Everything you see on The Zag is my fault.

I’m an unsuccessful pretired husband, two-time father, devout flip-flopist, proud Fugawi, Adventure Relish salesman, and aspiring Old-lympian who eternal-summers between Vancouver and Cape Town.

The Zag is my third child, born from the passionate menage à trois of anti-complacency, curiosity, and creativity.

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