Category Archives: Random thoughts

Lessons Learned from NaNoWriMo 2015

November is a horrible month to try and write a book. At least it is for me. That’s not to say I couldn’t do it, but the odds are seemingly stacked against me. One week in the month is almost … Continue reading

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New beginnings

Consider this me blowing the dust off of the old blog and preparing to get back in the swing of things. I’m doing NaNoWriMo this year so it will be a little bit before I’m writing here on a regular … Continue reading

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What I didn’t do on my summer vacation

I wrote this piece a little over a month ago and I’m just now getting around to publishing it which says a lot about how much work I still have ahead of me.  I’m seriously considering a mulligan on the … Continue reading

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2014.5 – Time to take back some ground

As I survey the land below I realize I really haven’t covered that much ground.  That’s how I feel about life in general right now.  I had a strong start to the year and then life took over.  So this … Continue reading

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And with that it is 2014

I wrote the list and then seemingly disappeared.  I’d say I was living a full life pursing religious fulfillment and all of that, but I would be lying.  The truth is, life happens and the last few months have been … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2013

On this day of thankfulness I take a pause, because I’ve been going 90 to nothing here on the blog, and give thanks for many things, in no particular order. The default for any Christian is to give thanks for … Continue reading

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Introducing the list

Inspired by my friend’s list and celebrating the last year of my thirties I’ve compiled a list of things I would like to do over the next year/years/decade/life.  Some of it is meaningful.  Some of it is silly.  Some of … Continue reading

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Not dreading tomorrow, not looking forward to it either.

One of the fears I identified in this whole Start Experience process is that I fear I’ll never get paid enough to do only what I love the most.  That’s not to say I hate my job.  I don’t.  I … Continue reading

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Challenged Accepted

So I’ve been neglecting this blog for too long now.  I was recently invited to take part in the Start Experience in connection with John Acuff’s book Start.  I had to pick a challenge for the next 24 days and I … Continue reading

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Notes from the road

Vacation how I have missed thee.  While my wife, sister in-law, and niece are out running around a theme park I took a day away from everything.  I’m not a big fan of theme parks.  I didn’t grow up going … Continue reading

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