25. October 2010

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Art

I read this on a poster hanging in the art room at my daughter’s elementary school and I think it’s relevant to the way we all live and work: When you make a mistake: 1. Don’t give up 2. Make a new plan 3. Finish your art 4. Try it again! Bring your art to […]

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20. July 2010

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WHY SMART Goals

Setting goals is important, right? Why? The reasoning is that setting goals helps us to focus our minds on tasks by limiting distractions. There is little doubt this is true. When creating goals it is helpful to follow a few simple guidelines. To help remember these guidelines, here is a helpful phrase: WHY SMART. SMART goals […]

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26. June 2010

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June Gloom

Tonight was warm and the air was a little thick, but an occasional light breeze would pick up some of the draft from the swamp cooler coming through the screened door on my back patio and cool things off.  As I sat in the stillness of the evening, I could hear the sharp yelps of […]

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16. June 2010

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The Moon in the Daytime

I’ve always felt that there’s something funky about the moon being out in the daytime. Why is it’s shaded part sky blue instead of black? Isn’t black the true color of shadows? It appears as though the moon truly isn’t whole; as if it’s crescent is all there is. It makes me wonder: if my […]

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15. June 2010

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Fixing the Leaks

When I was 10 I spent my summer in Rhode Island. While goofing around in the Salt Pond, I found an abandoned wooden rowboat. It was leaky, but the leak was somewhat slow. If I bailed the boat out completely, it would take about 25 to 30 minutes before it would be inundated with water […]

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14. June 2010

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Faith

To me, faith is belief in what is not known. I have been blessed in my life and I owe this to my faith. When I believe in a positive outcome without knowing how it will come to be, it happens. When I think about the ‘how’, I clutter everything up and push against the […]

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