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Friday reactions – 27 July

Coming off of a full and tiring week I have a general recommendation and a specific one as well. From a broad perspective, I encourage you to have things you do in life just because they are fun. This can feel like a luxury that is tough to justify, but as Stephen Covey argues in… Continue reading Friday reactions – 27 July

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Friday reactions – 20 July

I’ve mentioned this on Twitter already but earlier this week I saw the comedy special Nanette from Hannah Gadsby. I highly recommend checking this out if you have not done so. It is at different points funny, moving, insightful, raw, and encouraging. She hits on a lot of interesting themes (including some extended discussion of… Continue reading Friday reactions – 20 July

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Reading and watching in 2018 – part 2

The list of things I read and watch quickly gets long so I decided to break them up at the half-way of the year. Check out part 1 if you’re interested in what I’ve watched and read so far this year. Below are notes for the second half of 2018. Enjoy. Read: What it Means… Continue reading Reading and watching in 2018 – part 2

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Monday musings – 9 July

Brief notes on some of what I’m thinking about at the start of this week.   Gratitude: Coming off of a weekend with beautiful weather, lots of time outdoors, and several fun activities with my daughter – all of which have me energized heading into the week. Expectation: This week I am heading into a… Continue reading Monday musings – 9 July

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Monday musings – 2 July

Brief notes about what’s on my mind heading into this week. Gratitude: There’s a group of guys at work with whom I play a regular game of Dungeons and Dragons; yes at my age it’s fun to fully express my nerd-self and spend a few hours every couple of weeks role playing, drinking beers, and… Continue reading Monday musings – 2 July