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A Line in the Sand

I spent the majority of Today writing (Author’s Note: I was drafting this on Thursday). I was looking forward to it. I had planned for it: I had the day off work and I could spend that time doing what … Continue reading

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Daily Delight

Today I want to talk about an idea that I came across while listening to The Happiness Lab Podcast with Dr. Laurie Santos. The idea is a simple one: Find one thing each day that delights you. The “Rules” are … Continue reading

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The Wheel of Time Changes

I am an Autumn person. No, I’m not one of Ray Bradbury’s Autumn People from “Something Wicked This Way Comes”=…” Though how good was Jonathon Pryce as Mr. Dark? Go ahead, watch it. I found it both frightening and challenging, … Continue reading

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Who Will I be Today?

This week – and it’s not just me that’s been feeling this – has been a bit of a slog. I don’t remember much about the past week. It seemed like one day blended into another and all the weight … Continue reading

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Even a Little Bit is Something

This is a post about time… On second thought, while time is a major part of it, ultimately this is a post about a particular lie that I tell myself. “I don’t have time to write.” What I usually mean … Continue reading

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Power Loss and the Magic Generator

As you might recall from my last Five-Thing Thursday post, earlier this week, we broke down under the heat and humidity typical for a Michigan summer and turned on the AC. Promptly there was a massive storm that knocked out … Continue reading

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Easing Back into Things

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks for me, here at the Forge. You may hove noticed that I’ve missed a post here and there. Thanks for sticking with me. It all started one morning with that nightmare scenario where … Continue reading

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In the Grip of the Hands of TIme

I do one of these posts every week. Ok, maybe not *Every* week, as I seem to recall actually missing one, but that ties into this post perfectly. Normally, I like to get these posts up early in the day. … Continue reading

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Independence Day

As Luck would have it, today’s post falls on what (in the US) is a national holiday. And here I am, standing on the edge of a long and slippery slope. I’m not going to get into any of the … Continue reading

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Thanking Past Me

I ran across this idea from a Twitter post from Alethia Kontis and it’s all about showing gratitude toward your past self. That’s right: actually realizing when Past You has done Present You a solid and thanking them for it. … Continue reading

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