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Day 310: Bridge

So remember how I was discussing my entanglements in workplace politics just a couple of days ago? Today, I had more opportunities to work my way through conflicts–and again, many that have a history that predates me by a long … Continue reading

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Day 299: Deal

Today, I had three tasks that demanded my attention. Not one of them was something that I wanted to do today. And at not a single moment during each of these activities did I find myself thinking: Here I am! … Continue reading

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Day 298: Stretch

I have never done any yoga–maybe someday I will, but today was not the day. All I did today was just a little stretching. I was outside today–a pretty long hike to a new crag, and then some good climbing. … Continue reading

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Day 294: Smoke

No, I haven’t returned to any long-discarded bad habits. But I did manage to smoke up the house a bit tonight. The night turned cold, so we decided that a fire would be in order. Only I wasn’t really tending … Continue reading

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Day 292: Fry

We went to the Wooly Worm Festival–an annual event in honor of the Wooly Bear Caterpillar, aka the Isabella Tiger Moth caterpillar, which (according to local lore) is an accurate predictor of the coming winter’s weather (or at least no … Continue reading

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Day 291: Question

I think I have been putting off this blog post for a little while now, but I’ve had a lingering question in the back of my mind for the past week or so: Has this blog already served its purpose? … Continue reading

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Day 273: Monotask

Why is it so freaking hard to do just one thing at a time? When I first started off this blog, I was certain that I would be paying a lot of attention to monotasking–doing one thing at a time, … Continue reading

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Day 267: Rise

I’ve changed the wake-up song on my phone again. Now it’s “Rise,” by Eddie Vedder. On the ride into work this morning, the song was still stuck in my head, so I put it on in the car. The cattle … Continue reading

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Day 265: Barefoot

My oldest child refuses to believe that “to snowshoe” is a verb. I’ll have to wait another 90 days or so to see if I have the opportunity to use that particular verb, but for today, with a tip of … Continue reading

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Day 263: Change

I forgot to take the picture before the sun set today, so you are just going to have to believe me: one of the trees in our front is starting to change colors. I’ve noticed other trees starting to change, … Continue reading

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