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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 337: Apportion

Today’s post is another one of those “sufficient unto the day” entries. I’ve had a full day, with meetings running back to back from 9am onwards. And tomorrow looks like it will be about the same. But my day’s worries … Continue reading

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Day 270: Suffer

Suffer little children…even your own. I have to admit that I have been pretty impatient today with my kids. I don’t know why–being overtired is a good guess, but I think it can also be a handy excuse. Regardless of … Continue reading

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Day 264: Limit

It’s been a good day, but as the hours have worn on, I’ve noticed myself becoming less patient, more irritable, and in general, less fun to be around. I think the reason is pretty simple–I’m tired. And as I’ve noted … Continue reading

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Day 231: Reschedule

My geriatric semi-wild cat was quite disgruntled this morning. We have built a nice morning routine together over the past three weeks. I get the coffee going, shave, and then when the coffee is ready, I pour myself a cup … Continue reading

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Day 230: Apportion

Sufficient unto the day are the committee meetings thereof. It’s been a long first day of meetings at the university, and tomorrow will be the first day of classes. It is also the first day of school for my kids. … Continue reading

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Day 201: Unload

Can I collapse again, please? Seriously–lately it has been a challenge to “keep it simple,” and a bigger challenge to keep from feeling overwhelmed. Today, I returned to our home in Atlanta with my two younger kids. Our goal was … Continue reading

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Day 182: Recover

So… it looks like I might have thrown away a somewhat important piece of paper that I need. And I couldn’t help it–after digging around the house and not finding it anywhere, that little, clutter-loving voice in my head piped … Continue reading

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Day 163: Fasten

…as in: your seatbelts. No, I haven’t gotten on the plane yet–we fly out tomorrow. But I am predicting some “turbulence” over the next few days, so it may be time to prepare in advance for a rough patch. The … Continue reading

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Day 150: Open

It’s getting pretty chaotic in the house right now. I know, I know… we are in process. There are boxes piled up in increasingly precarious towers, and various bags intended for various destinations strewn about the floor, and furniture pulled … Continue reading

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