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Once again

It seems that it's that time of year again. I've fought the last month or so of going stir crazy quite well, I think. No crazy hair cuts (yet), no running away, no bad poetry written. But it's that time of year for me.  It doesn't help much that I've spent the past week investigating… Continue reading Once again

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The Unforeseeable Future

Have you ever delved so deep into your personal plans for the future that you forget that you don't have a clue what your life will be like? I've been on a steady roll doing exactly that for almost a year now, and I desperately need to snap out of it. All of my life… Continue reading The Unforeseeable Future

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Daydreams

I've been musing - what's the difference between our daydreams and our aspirations? Is there a real difference or is it just a matter of which things we choose to pursue? Does it all originate as a daydream and later become an aspiration - how does this work? Sometimes I think I know what my… Continue reading Daydreams

Peace Corps

Peace Corps No More?

Yeah, you read that right. I am two months out from leaving for the Peace Corps, and I'm plugging along through all the medical exams and such, and ...what if I don't go? My head is spinning even thinking those words. I have wanted this for so long and pursued it so hard and done so… Continue reading Peace Corps No More?

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23 lessons in 23 years

I feel like I am part of a generation many lessons are lost on. While I can't deny that on many occasions I've been an active participant in this sad situation, I feel that it is incumbent on me to find myself some solutions. So, here are 23 lessons I've learned, or tried to learn,… Continue reading 23 lessons in 23 years