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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 296: Chat

No world-changing revelations tonight–just some small talk with strangers at a pizza joint. My middle child had a field trip today–they didn’t get back until around 6:30. After I picked him up, I decided to take the kids out to … Continue reading

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Day 279: Mingle

Another one of those “out of my comfort zone” days. It always amuses me when people tell me that I seem at ease at social gatherings. The truth is that I often feel awkward, out of place, and without much … Continue reading

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Day 277: Blend

It’s been a long day, so I’m keeping this post short. I think I have written about this sort of thing before, but today I had another opportunity to reintegrate parts of my life back in Atlanta with our new … Continue reading

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Day 274: Reply

I’ve tried to keep up with comments on this blog on a daily basis, but for the past couple of days, I have not taken the time to reply. So tonight, I caught up on those comments–and it got me … Continue reading

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Day 268: Perpetuate

We drove out to the Altapasss Orchard tonight to hear a woman tell stories about the ghosts of Mitchell County. Counting the five of us, we were an audience of about two dozen–and all five of us were the youngest … Continue reading

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Day 256: Reintegrate

It’s been a long day for a Saturday. I was up at 5am, so that my oldest and I could make it to Chapel Hill for the first competition of his fall season. We’ve done competitions, and long road trips, … Continue reading

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