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My Latest Hangup

I've been gone a long time, and I've missed being here. But I think it was only in a moment when I was letting my mind wander, unrelated to blogging, that I realized why my desire to write hasn't translated into a real post as often as it used to. I was sitting and thinking… Continue reading My Latest Hangup

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“Don’t Be Something You’re Not”

We hear it from the time draw near self awareness - "don't be something you're not." If you don't want to spend your teenage years at the mall applying glitter lip gloss and prank calling cute boys - don't - you don't have to buy into "popular." If you don't get into spending your evenings… Continue reading “Don’t Be Something You’re Not”

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Time for a Change

Do you ever the the itch that tells you nothing more than that you need some sort of change in your life? Your heart says "move to a new city!" but your brain makes you settle for getting a haircut. Your heart says "find a new line of work!" but your brain tells you to… Continue reading Time for a Change

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The Unanticipated Life

I've often heard the saying "the best laid plans of mice and men, often go astray" but for the life of me I can't remember who said it right now. I am also so determined to remember it on my own that I refuse to google it. Some people prefer "if you want to make… Continue reading The Unanticipated Life

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People Change

As a teacher I think a lot about how the kids I teach will turn out as adults. I wonder how many of the smart kids will give in to peer pressure to be careless with academics. I wonder how many of the part time bullies will turn into full time bullies. I wonder how… Continue reading People Change