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Day 314: Suspend

It always surprises me how little things can throw me off balance sometimes. Tonight, it was a technology malfunction. While my television watching has plummeted over the past three months, other family members have been missing their DVR, so we … Continue reading

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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 288: Drift

“Flow” sounds so much more positive than “drift,” doesn’t it. But that’s how I felt today–like I am drifting along. And is that a bad thing? It didn’t feel like it today. I have been up in our new home … Continue reading

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Day 281: Rehabilitate

Have I mentioned that I am on my fiftieth journey around the sun? I would say I am pretty healthy for my age–and in fact, I am sure I am healthier now than I was a decade ago. But this … Continue reading

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Day 278: Infuse

We had a nice cold snap the past couple of days, with our first light frost this morning. We’ve started in on that wood stack, but I think even if we are burning fires every day, it should last us … Continue reading

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Day 272: Pile

I started to call today’s entry “stack,” but I already used that one. So pile it is. We had a cord of wood delivered today. The truck dumped it at the end of my driveway, and I hired out my … 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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