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Day 158: Coast

Today was really a pretty easy-going day. I’m staying with my parents for the next few days and really have no plans or commitments until my conference starts later in the week. I hung out with my father for a … Continue reading

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Day 147: Break

So it’s summertime around here, by most measures. The kids are out of school, and a lot of our daily schedules are changing. Normally, I’m driving my oldest boy to the gym on Mondays and Wednesdays for his team practice, … Continue reading

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Day 136: Allow

OK, I’ve had three different false starts on today’s entry, and to be honest, each of my attempts has felt just a little to forced or inauthentic. It’s been a busy day, but a good day as well. And I … Continue reading

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Day 117: Ease

So I just spent the last half hour walking around the house and feeling pretty overwhelmed. I had a pretty relaxing day. I slept in, met some Friends in the morning, then took the boys out to the Chattahoochee to … 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 71: Relax

Sure, I know it seems like a cop-out to say that my “challenge” for today was to relax–and a part of me feels that any time I focus on rest and recovery I am somehow cheating…. But the fact that … 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 26: Nest

Yup, it’s another installment of Dude, clean your house already! Ever since I hauled out all the stuff that had piled up in our living room, I’ve been using that room quite a bit. It’s become one of the most … Continue reading

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Day 12: Rest

Not a very exciting entry, I realize, but one that is actually pretty hard for me. I’m really good at doing. It’s the not doing that is more of the challenge. So today, all I am trying to do is … Continue reading

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