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Day 142: Reset

I think I have to reset my clock by a little bit. I realized today just how not in the moment I have been lately. Everything that I am doing, it seems, is aimed at that date in mid-July when … Continue reading

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Day 101: Balance

I’m not sure I would go as far as saying that I’m in the bardo right now, but as the days go on, I am certainly feeling more and more like I am between two worlds. Today, we visited the … Continue reading

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Day 99: Unscript

OK, I know–it’s not really a verb, but I’m using it as a verb. We are supposed to leave town today at about 3 pm. Yes, I know: it is now 3:48 pm as I’m writing this sentence…. Here’s how … Continue reading

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Day 91: File

OK–today’s post may win the award for the least “enlightened” entry to date. I’ve been wrestling for the last half hour with some clever way to work Thoreau into this blog post as an ironic point of contrast–but it all … Continue reading

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Day 87: Pause

Nobody should have to spend seven hours in meetings…. But that was my day. It was draining, to say the least… even though we got good work done, and even though we managed to make some progress on some intractable … Continue reading

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Day 60: Endure

I know the word “endure” usually has such negative connotations, but that’s not what I’m after here. In looking at the Wordle graphic from yesterday, I was struck by the fact that the word I used most over the past … Continue reading

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Day 55: Wait

I have a confession to make: I’m a line jumper. Yup, I’m that guy you see in the supermarket, looking from one line to the next and then jumping to whichever one appears “quicker.” I do it on the highway … Continue reading

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Day 52: Nap

Wow, this so feels like a cheat today. I mean, come on: nap??!? I went back and forth with titles before I got started here. I’ve been trying not to recycle challenges by name, though certainly there are plenty of … Continue reading

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Day 44: Breathe

OK, so today was a major thaw day, but it was also yet another day of kids and parents at home during a work/school week. As I’ve written about before, remaining housebound for too long can put me on edge. … Continue reading

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Day 39: Share

I wouldn’t say I’m particularly selfish when it comes to things. I have no problem sharing what I have. But when it comes to doing things… now that’s a different story. Today’s experiment: share responsibilities. We have one heck of … Continue reading

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