Category Archives: Challenges

When the Belief Falters

Well, it certainly has been a summer so far, yeah? It has been for me, I can tell you that. There have been things happening. There have been adjustments to life, the day job, the Universe…Everything. And none of that … Continue reading

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First Things First

I haven’t written in a week. A good part of that has to do with the state of *waves hands at the world* everything. More times than I like ot admint, I find myself mindlessly (or semi-mindlessly) doomscrolling (which is … Continue reading

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Activation Energy

I can’t remember where I first heard this term, although I suspect that I originally came across it during a dimly-remembered chemistry class. Basically, as far as I remember it, the term refers to the minimum amount of energy required … Continue reading

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Back to Normal?

Here in my neck-o-the-woods, Monday (June 15th) marks the end of a bunch of stay-at-home orders and I’m hearing folks around me starting to talk about things getting back to “Normal.” This kinda scares me. Primarily, it scares me because … Continue reading

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One Moment Please…

Well it sure has been a week, hasn’t it? I hope you’re all safe and well on your way to adjusting to the new normal. There’s been quite a bit of shake-up around the world lately and it’s had an … Continue reading

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Jump Starting

There will come a time where you sit down to do “The Thing” and nothing comes. You may be experiencing something like that right now. Well, maybe not right, right now because you’re reading this, but you now what I … Continue reading

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2020: A Look Forward

Welcome, Everyone, to the first Blog Post of the New Year! If you’ve followed me here from 2019, thanks for sticking with me, and, if you’re new to the Blog, Welcome aboard! This year while, empirically, no different than any … Continue reading

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Get Real

For those of you that don’t know me, this time of year is one of two times during the year where I drift pretty heavily into an introspective mood – the other time is my Birthday (which is in July, … Continue reading

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Ask

I’d like to follow up a bit on one of the Things from last Thursday’s post: Don’t be afraid to ask for what you want. I don’t know about you, but for me, this is sometimes much more difficult than … Continue reading

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Surprise the World

19-12 That was the final score of the Japan v. Ireland match last weekend at the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Japan won. There weren’t a lot of people – myself included – who saw that coming. Sure, everyone knew that … Continue reading

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