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November 16th

Yesterday I accomplished something I never thought I'd get to. As a kid and teenager I was active, but never really athletic. I would bike and hike and climb trees and play soccer and catch snakes and get into all sorts of shenanigans. But I wasn't athletic in terms of having good stamina or energy… Continue reading November 16th

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All Good Things Come in Three’s

Right? That's what I've heard. and in the past 24 hours: my kid sister got her first big kid job, and is juuust shy of getting her first college acceptance letter. Today is Boston Red Sox opening day! (So it was supposed to be yesterday but now it's today, which is somehow better...) I just… Continue reading All Good Things Come in Three’s

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An Old Year’s New Year

From a word document dated 1/1/2012 It’s hard to believe that a year has ended. A year that brought with it more twists and turns than was ever thought possible. Where the time has gone, we shall never know. We took wrong paths, we made serious mistakes. We dreamed and made wishes without knowing the… Continue reading An Old Year’s New Year

mumbling of an imbecile

Success

"Of course there is no formula for success, except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life, and what it brings."      -Arthur Rubinstein I think that this must be true. There is no one way to succeed, to flourish, to excel. But if you have an acceptance for what life is going to throw your… Continue reading Success

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Achievement

Achievement means something quite different to me than it did when I was a bit younger. As a 23 year old my recent achievements are few and far between: graduating university, getting a salaried job that leaves me responsible for 16 second graders, paying my own rent, bills, car repairs, the whole nine yards. That's… Continue reading Achievement