AoM Journaling Challenge Day 20: On Nostalgia & Grad School

Babies bring life delays everywhere, force you to prioritize time in different ways, and consider the past and the future. I put the daily challenge on hold until things were a little more stable, but here we are: Today’s AoM Journaling Challenge: Think about the period of your life in Continue Reading →

Becoming a Dad

“So, do I get all those benefits now?” I remember the morning that I first learned I was going to be a father. It was just around 9:30 AM on the second Saturday of July. The sheets smelled faintly of campfire smoke since Christine and I had crawled straight into Continue Reading →

AoM Journaling Challenge Day 8: Career Plans

Today’s AoM Journaling Challenge: Take some time today to reflect on your career. Jot down a timeline of it, including all the ups and downs. What was your best experience? And the worst? What would you like your future to look like, in terms of your career? If you’re a Continue Reading →

AoM Journaling Challenge Day 3: Adding to life

Today’s AoM Journaling Challenge: Decide on one positive habit you’d like to implement in your life. Whether seemingly mundane (like flossing) or perhaps life-altering (exercising every day), think of something you’d like to add to your life that will be beneficial. Then, think about the steps you’ll take to get Continue Reading →

Spring Cleaning Your Life

I never really understood the phrase, “Spring Cleaning” until I had to move myself across state borders once and clean for my life together with Christine (my then fiancée) so that we could get married and join two apartments worth of stuff. A lot of physical cleaning took place. In the process of Continue Reading →

New Year’s Resolutions- 2012 >> Sunday Sense

“If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.” ~Jack Dixon (Author) Looking on Facebook and Twitter, I have been looking over New Year’s Resolutions updates.  I ran across this quote as I was looking for inspiration about changes for my own Continue Reading →

Going on a Break: Friendship edition

Recently, a friend and I came to the agreement to go on a break. I think this quote succinctly describes part of what went wrong. “A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly Continue Reading →

My Return to Blogging- Musings about 4 months lost/found

I am more than a little disappointed that I did not take the time to blog in the past four months since my last post. Moving really throws me for a loop and as evidenced from my blog, it takes me about 4 months to recover each time.  The same Continue Reading →

Of time management, life, & this blog

So, it has been nearly a full two months since I posted. June ended. July came and went. So did my birthday.There were a lot of unexpected events in that time. Joy, pain, laughter, sorrow, anger, love, loss, contentedness – I experienced these all. Now, I finally have a little Continue Reading →