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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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Normal is a Moving Target

On Monday afternoon, I had a follow-up visit with my doctor and it looks like I’m out of the woods. Thanks for all of your kind thoughts and well-wishes. Now I’m focusing on healing and working my way “Back to … Continue reading

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The Hardest Part

It’s been nearly three weeks since my surgery. I’ve been completely off any kind of pain meds – even the over the counter stuff for about a week to 10 days. You’d think I’d be focused on the positives, the … Continue reading

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Picking up Where You Left Off – And Starting Over

I am closing in on two weeks post-surgery (It’ll be two weeks on Wednesday) and It’s been a fortnight of changes, let me tell you. I think I’m turning into someone who sleeps on their back – which I’d never … Continue reading

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Are You Listening?

If you’ve been reading the blog recently – and if you have, thanks! You’ll have seen on Thursday that I was in the hospital quite recently. When this post goes live, I will have been home for three days now. … Continue reading

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