Monthly Archives: October 2013


As an assignment for a project, participants are to write themselves an encouraging note.  Not to someone else.  To themselves.  Challenge accepted – a day late because, well, it’s harder than you think. Dear Derek. I’m sure you feel like … Continue reading

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I know what you’re thinking.  Pinterest.  Right? Wrong. My freshman year of high school, I tried out for the Varsity and JV wrestling teams.  Made the JV team and had never wrestled before in my life.  It should be noted … Continue reading

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I graduated in 1996 from Virginia Tech.  I was very lucky to have a job lined up for 2 weeks after graduation.  My problem wasn’t that.  It was finding a place to live on my meager budget.  In the Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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So, here I am, ‘Sitting on the Dock of the Bay’ wasting time. Okay, so I was on the dock yesterday and in no way, shape or form, am I wasting time. It’a been a while since I’ve posted and … Continue reading

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