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Day 355: Refrain

Hoo boy–we can go all the way back to Day 13 on this one…. As I’ve said many a times on this blog: I’m hardly a Luddite. A good portion of what I do professionally involves writing and thinking about … Continue reading

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Day 354: Drive

Oh, I did a lot more driving yesterday, but tonight was different. Tonight after dinner, my mother-in-law mentioned that she used to like to drive through a section of her town where neighbor after neighbor would deck out their houses … Continue reading

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Day 353: Reconcile

OK, it’ an early morning entry–another case of preponing to make the rest of my day a little easier. I have a different kind of “reconcile” in mind here–the kind that accountants and budget officers do at the end of … Continue reading

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Day 352: Nurse

I just finished spoon feeding my eight-year-old daughter some pastina in chicken broth. I’m sure she could have fed herself just fine, but I think it made us both feel a little better for me to feed her one spoonful … Continue reading

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Day 351: Procrastinate

Yup, I’m putting off for tomorrow what I could be doing today. But let me explain. I’m single parenting again. My wife went down to her mother’s house a few days ago, and I will be following shortly with the … Continue reading

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Day 350: Cheer

Call me overly sentimental, but I have always been a fan of the film It’s a Wonderful Life. A few years back, it seemed you could find it playing at just about any hour of the day throughout the month … Continue reading

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Day 349: Crush

OK, it’s a “back to basics” post. It’s probably not a surprise that we still have some cardboard boxes lurking about the house. And equally unsurprising: the basement has started to pile up with empty boxes that “someday” will make … Continue reading

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Day 348: Trust

It took me 348 days to get to trust? I have written before about why I try to avoid projecting–mostly it’s because for me, I tend to see storm clouds on the horizon, no matter how sunny the day. And … Continue reading

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Day 347: Divvy

Today is a day of multiple interests. I have my first graduation ceremony to attend this morning, so off I go that that in just a few minutes. But we also need to find time today to (finally) get a … Continue reading

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Day 346: Forget

Oh I am sure I could make up all sorts of fancy sounding excuses, but here’s the bottom line: On Day 346, I forgot to write an entry. If some of my “pass” entries have left me feeling guilty, you … Continue reading

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