Football And The Friday Funk

An old cliché advises us to “never go to bed angry.” It seems like a sound bit of wisdom, and most of the time I try to follow it. Thursday night, however, was not one of those nights. As a person with a (probably unhealthy) addiction — remember, the first step to recovery is admitting…
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Finding Comfort In ‘Goodbye’

 I wrote a couple months ago about my current effort to embrace — rather than instantly reject — change. My success has varied. But there’s one change I don’t think I’ll ever fully be able to appreciate: saying “Goodbye.” I know that isn’t some profound statement exclusive to me. Nobody really likes to see someone…
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Balancing Act

Sports happened. I’ve joked with a coworker that someday when I couldn’t come up with a blog topic, the above was going to be my entry. While – as I’m sure you’ve figured out by now – that isn’t my entire blog, if ever there was a time I was tempted, this might be it.…
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The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

In a blog I wrote about a month ago titled “My Moment of Zen,” I mentioned that fall is my favorite time of the year. I wrote about leaves and changes and dresser drawers, but I glossed over something I particularly love about the fall. In my humble opinion, autumn — most notably late October…
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Lessons From A Dog

Writing might be the perfect profession for my personality. It’s maybe even a little too good. I’ve stated more than once in this blog that, as writers, we tend to be our own harshest critics. In hindsight, nothing is ever perfect. At least that’s how it is with me. If a panel of experts in…
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