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More days just like today. More friends like the handful I keep close, and the score I keep a bit farther out. More time to spend in these pursuits that have earned my time. More returns, deserved or not. More … Continue reading

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Growth rings

New casts an old shadow, a curtain that I pin to it. Wisdom compels and cajoles me to trace lines around the shade early and soon, and again in each season. It marks a contour, not a boundary, serving as neither … Continue reading

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Improvement Planning

Improvement Plan (see my previous post on Essential Planning) Step 1:  Analysis

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Essential Planning Revisited

Plans and schedules define the end as much as they are defined by it, iterative processes, with space for flexible maneuvering, as long as the detours are heading the same way. Still, the path has its own voice and sensuous … Continue reading

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“What is your proudest moment?” The superlative is what stops this question in place, freezing it to hang just out of easy reach.  The most proud I have ever felt is a complicated notion, covered over with the growth and … Continue reading

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Giving Power

​Seeing things differently today, the ability to focus on the work, and the legitimate, geninue kindness of the people around me in my life, has uplifted me in this moment beyond the struggles I have wrapped around me lately. I … Continue reading

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Don’t Blink

Don’t blink Before you know it, the furniture has been rearranged, you are older and caressing the lovely scars and you are smiling. Don’t blink The milestones, gone, past you, and you did not touch them,  you think, the distance  … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Boring

I am boring.  While it is debatable whether or not this is my most reprehensible quality, it is a great launching pad. Being boring has opened many doors during my admittedly dilettante life.  My boring traits have manifested in many qualities … Continue reading

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