Tag: week in review

looking forward to bored + week reflection

I think baseball represents something closer to our experience. There’s no clock in baseball; it’s not over until it’s over. It’s like life in that there are prolonged periods of boredom and monotony, punctuated by intense moments of excitement and sometimes terror. ~Bennett Miller The fact that I am taking time to write at this

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where has all the free time gone + week(s) reflection

Just when you think you’ve made it through the busiest point of the year (and, likely, one of the busiest of your life), you decide to throw in a few more significant life changes — just for good measure. Welcome to our life right now. Because planning + hosting a wedding and taking on new

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week(s) reflection

“Sorrow is food swallowed too quickly, caught in the throat, making it nearly impossible to breathe.” ~Jesmyn Ward, Sing, Unburied, Sing week(s) in review what I’m reading: Erotic Stories for Punjabi Women read: Sing, Unburied Sing BBQ with neighborhood friends farmers’ market two Rockies games new passport(!) survived a (very hot) workweek in Phoenix nursed a sick

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summer sickness + week reflection

This week’s takeaway is that summer colds suck — especially when temps are consistently 90-degrees plus. On a positive note, I seem to actually be on the mend. I say actually because I began feeling better mid-week only to have my symptoms alter from a gross cough to more of a head cold with sniffling

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week reflection

“I will live for love, and the rest will take care of itself.” ― Marina Keegan, The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories   week in review gratitude: my fiance this week’s intention: breathe  what I’m reading: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success + Essentialism read The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories + Check, Please (#1 – 3) suit shopping for fiance quick

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missing: creativity (reward if found) + week(s) reflection

“Creativity exists more in the searching than the finding.” ~Stephen Nachnamovitch I’ve lost my creativity — specific to writing, that is (maybe not lost, but it’s definitely on hiatus). At work, I’m a creative monster knocking out strategic plans and developing new ways to do things like it’s nothing. And, maybe it’s that I’m pouring

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