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Soul Searching at Starbucks

Reflections, ramblings, inspiration. For technical help, head on over to the Writing Tips area of the blog, or click here to learn more about the blog.

A treadmill story

I spend 1/24 of my day working out on the treadmill, even though I was never athletic. In fact, I was often one of the last kids picked for teams in gym class. I hated gym class. After a weight gain in my 20s, a consequence perhaps of quitting the awful habit of smoking, I […]

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A few days mired in slothfulness

I work at a STEM university about 20 minutes from my house. The university was closed for two weeks over the Christmas and New Year’s break (although technically, I think it’s called Winter Break). Most people returned to work Wednesday, the day after New Year’s. But we don’t return until Monday, January 7. So while […]

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Jumping in

I have this habit of waiting to get started until all the rubber duckies are lined up in a single-file row of perfection. But they never are. So I just keep putting things off. On the other hand, I’ve had experiences where I had no idea where to start – career change from corporate cubicle […]

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