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    WBR Day 2: Somber Interlude

    My uncle passed away last week, so instead of the MyGym class I had on our master schedule, I will be attending his funeral. He was always happy and seemed to really enjoy his…

    December 22, 2019
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    WBR Day 1: The Start & Meal Planning

    WBR = Winter Break Report. I have very little to report at this juncture, since in my mind the break starts this morning. However, I have created a (flexible) meal plan for the next…

    December 21, 2019
  • Goals life Parenting

    WINTER BREAK MANIFESTO

    12 days off with the kids, tomorrow until 1/2. As previously noted Josh is working (and mostly on call at night too) for 9 of them. I am gearing myself up for quite a…

    December 20, 2019
  • life

    Update and Moving Forward

    Thanksgiving week. I am trying (and somewhat failing) to get excited. For better or for worse, we have a lot of family events planned. I have 2 days of work this week, and then…

    November 25, 2019
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    Reading & Life Slump

    Thus far, I have read 32 books in 2019. However, since the end of September, I have only read two (and one was out of obligation, for the Residency Book Club). I am not…

    November 20, 2019
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    Stress & Climbing Out of a Hole

    Just popping in with my monthly “losing my (#$&@” post. I am going to admit it: I feel overwhelmed right now. With work projects, kid things, just all the things. I feel unhappy about…

    November 7, 2019
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    Time Blocking & Daily Pages

    I have started using the little timeline on the left side of the Hobonichi techo cousin more extensively throughout this year. Complete with color-coding, which looks rather pretty, as a bonus. I suppose it’s…

    October 15, 2019
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    Checking @#*&@# Off

    Finally. This mini-vac-staycation is going swimmingly. There has been some work (okay, actually a significant amount of work) which is . . . sort of lame, since this is officially paid time off. BUT…

    October 11, 2019
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    Fresh starts, habits & family

    This is a bit of a clean slate week for me. A month or so ago, I decided I needed a few days off — our summer trip had been unsatisfying and short, and…

    October 7, 2019
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    Rituals // 5 on a Friday

    Dare I say . . . I rather miss the morning ritual of writing here every day? It actually doesn’t take all that much time and fits nicely into my morning routine. On weekdays,…

    October 4, 2019