Task

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I have been called out. I am not good at reading directions; I never have been. I rush -I scan – I assume. I do not pace. I do not slow and study. I am not slow and steady. This, I am not.   I didn’t accomplish the task correctly. I’ve rarely been known to do so perfectly. I am humbled that it has been enough -to suffice -to survive -to have gotten this far. I’ve done it my way I feel ahead of this -above it -beyond it I am not. Why am I spending time? -the worst fault of mine.   -To return -to recover -to cover up More costly, more exhausting Stop Be slow, be calm Understand … Read More

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On Writing

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  We’ve moved beyond the notion that ‘everyone is a salesman’ (still true) to ‘everyone is a writer’, whether we are classified as such or not. Since there are very few not tapped into some form of social media, the posting, the tweeting, the texting, these ‘etchings’ still distinguish us. Even though they are just forms of communication, how we do it gives clues to our character. A real writer gives body, depth, context, and acquaintance with their topic. This is why a little Yelp review isn’t a full-fledge food critic, but a song writer can be a storyteller. I follow a number of writing blogs, and there is really ONE theme ALL professional (paid) writers (dead and alive) admit … Read More

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Little Reminder

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Creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your soul is a rare achievement. In a culture that relentlessly promotes avarice and excess as the good life, a person happy doing his own work is usually considered an eccentric, if not a subversive. Ambition is only understood if it’s to rise to the top of some imaginary ladder of success. Someone who takes an undemanding job because it affords him the time to pursue other interests and activities is considered a flake. A person who abandons a career in order to stay home and raise children is considered not to be living up to his potential – as if a job title and salary are the sole measure of … Read More

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