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Reading for Fun

I was never much of a reader growing up. In school, I found ways around the mandatory reading, somehow managing to still make decent grades. I always blamed my eyesight, as reading was straining and challenging. The font was always too small and the page number always intimidating. If the book didn’t pull me in …

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The Happiness Project

As I was living at my in-law’s, right before our move, my mother-in-law found a book in the Little Library on the corner of her street. It was The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. One of my goals this year was to read more, so she passed it on to me to help with my …

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Adventure vs. Life

Whenever I’ve made a big change in my life, I’ve always labeled it an adventure. To me, an adventure is the unknown. I don’t know what I am getting into or what will happen, but I will handle it as it comes. If nothing else, it will make for a good story and will serve …

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The Epiphany

**I wrote this in August of 2018, after a long commute home in the rain.** The other day, I had an epiphany. I was sitting in traffic on my way home from work, partaking in the daily commute that takes up five hours of my life each week. As I stared at the tapping red …

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