Life

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Repositioning

There's a measure of clarity that comes when you're on the 5th night of working past 4am on a project. That clarity pertains primarily to the idea that I am doing work for the sake of saying I'm working instead of working towards a goal. And, upon further assessment, I can genuinely say that I am working on a project that I'd rather not be involved with and in doing...

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Learning

I've thrown away all of my journals. For as long as I can remember, they'd been a part of my life, my closest and most trusted friend. They served me well through the years, on days when I felt on edge, or felt like crying, or laughing, or like simply sharing the mundane... It's always been a part of my life. But, I haven't written a journal entry in a...

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Day One

Simply put, it was the best year of my life.... In 2011, I made a promise to be kinder and gentler, to reach out more to people and allow my feelings to show. I feel like, as I assess the year that was, those qualities allowed me to grow as an individual and therefore allowed me to move past the old me; but, it's time to evolve from last years...

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Getting Married

No, Not Me! I guess, after this entire process, I've come to a greater appreciation of what it actually takes to put together a wedding ceremony.

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Change

I weighed myself this morning... As I stood on that scale and realized that I had gained another 5 pounds, and that now I was a healthy 215 pounds, I couldn't help but think it was finally time. So, I decided to finally cut my hair. I cut my hair, and it felt awesome, because for the the first time in too many years, I didn't feel like I needed...

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My Early Voting Experience

6:56 am - arrival at early voting facility. First thought - Man, it is hot! Second thought - Why didn't I do the absentee ballot thing? Actual idea - I am extremely happy I did decide to go the early voting route, as I feel this is going to be one of the most important decisions of my lifetime (possibly). I think this whole thing is funny how everyone -...

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