Change Your Life

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Why does it seem like those of us with the audacity to seek something else are generally viewed as either naive, selfish, or stupid? I keep coming back to this lately. To the idea that what I want is somehow strange or otherwise irresponsible. As you might know from the “About Me” section (assuming anyone other than my father is… Read more »

I Can`t Write My Exam Without My Shoes

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The high school students are right in the thick of midterm exams. It`s a stressful time for everyone – students are cramming and obsessing over every little thing, and teachers have a mountain of paper to grade in a short period of time. Everyone is on edge. Within that atmosphere, if you are lucky, the universe throws you a good… Read more »

Required: More Doing

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I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about, researching, and sketching out my battle plan. I’ve been reading up on social media marketing, creating an online presence, and ways to create awesome content, ready to be consumed by you, my readers (hi Dad!). There is so much out there – all of it fascinating to me – but it… Read more »


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Inching towards midnight. It must be time for another blog post. I am not the first person to completely switch careers and trajectories in their life. In fact, I think it’s probably becoming the norm. We are all just searching for something – anything – other than the usual 9-to-5 misery that so many of us accept as the way… Read more »


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Start small. Isn’t that always the advice? It’s the first day of the new year, and I am making my first new post since before last summer. Seems appropriate, but let’s get one thing straight, ok? This is not a resolution. Not in any way. Why? Because I suck at them. I have never followed through on a single resolution in my… Read more »

Becoming a (Better) Writer

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It’s all about the choice, right? The decision to say what I am. What I want to be. I keep reading these blogs – wonderful, inspiring posts – that tell me to simply make the declaration that I am a writer. Presto. Done. And yet, I can’t quite bring myself to do it. It feels too contrived at this stage…. Read more »


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Find the time to write. Find the time to date. Find the time to clean. Find the time. Find the time. I don’t know about you, but there seems to be a lot of time required for all the stuff we need to do. It’s unrelenting, this “time” thing. But, as I am slowly starting to learn, there is some… Read more »